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10/24 UPenn Patient Education Conference

Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors: Patient & Caregiver Conference

Hilton Hotel
4200 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert faculty. Receive hope and support by networking with others. This free patient education conference is being presented jointly by Penn's Abramson Cancer Center and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation.

Conference Co-Chairs:
David Metz, MD - Gastroenterology Division
Debbie Cohen, MD - Renal, Electrolyte and Hypertension Division
Ronald Holander - Executive Director, Caring for Carcinoid Foundation

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07/18 New Article Suggests Effectiveness of Drug for Prolonged Progression-Free Survival

An article published in New England Journal of Medicine suggests the effectiveness of Somatuline(R) Depot (R) (lanreotide) in prolonged “progression-free survival” for more than 65 percent of patients who took it in a late-stage clinical trial, conducted at 48 sites in 14 countries.

06/10 Agenda Now Available for 2014 LA Patient Education Conference

The agenda is now available for CFCF's 2014 LA Patient Education Program. 

To view the agenda, click here. 

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