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04/03 Orphan Drug Designation for Gallium-68
The radiopharmaceutical Gallium-68 (DOTA0-hel-Tyr3) octreotide (Ga-68 DOTATOC) has been designated as an orphan drug by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the management of neuroendocrine tumors.
04/03 NET Leader Named to Prestigious PCORI Panel
We are pleased to announce that Josh Mailman, President of the NorCal CarciNET community and chairman of the Society of Nuclear Medcine and Molecular Imaging's Patient Advisory Board has been appointed to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute's (PCORI) newest panel on Rare Diseases.
04/03 Congrats to our Cycle for Survival Teams!
We would like to offer a big congratulations to our two Cycle for Survival teams who knocked their fundraising goals out of the park! The first team, captained by Dave McCoy has raised a combined total of $65,000, cycling in both New York City and Boston; while Hap Rowan's team in New York City managed to raise over $20,000! All money will go towards supporting NET cancer research.
04/02 $300 Thousand in Prizes to Spur Creation of Neuroendocrine Cancer Cell Lines

The Rare Cancer Research Foundation (RCRF) and Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) announced up to $300 thousand in prize awards to researchers to develop cell lines for intestinal carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer. 

 

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The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation Presents

2014 Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar

A free educational conference for patients and caregivers. 

 

The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) is dedicated to empowering patients and equipping them with a comprehensive understanding of treatment options so they can make the best informed decisions when deciding their care. In this spirit, CFCF is pleased to bring together our extensive community of patients, loved ones, medical professionals, and supporters for the 6th annual Los Angeles Patient Seminar on Saturday, June 21, 2014.

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