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 5th annual Los Angeles Patient Seminar on Friday, April 12, 2013.
The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation is proud to partner with the Whitehead Institute for an upcoming Rare Disease Day event. In recognition of International Rare Disease Day, the Whitehead Institue will host its 2nd annual Rare Disease Forum . Join them for this special event on Thursday, February 28th from 7:30-9:00 pm, to learn about Whitehead’s latest rare disease research and to hear from rare disease advocacy organizations from across New England. CFCF's Executive Director, Ron Hollander, and Director of Research, Lauren Erb, will be speaking at this event.
The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation is proud to announce an upcoming educational conference on Neuroendocrine Tumors, sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center. This free event will feature expert clinicians, patient discussion panels, and the latest news in neuroendocrine cancer research. If you are unable to attend in person, join the webchat live from the conference. Now the entire neuroendocrine cancer community can experience the event firsthand. Viewers can submit questions in advance, view and participate in the live webchat and read transcript after the webchat.
Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert faculty. Learn new developments on the research front. Receive hope and support by networking with others. Learn more about this event here.
Join the Pancreatic Term Cancer Action Network for a FREE educational webinar.
Learn about treatment approaches and research developments for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. The presenter will be Dr. James C. Yao, Associate Professor and Deputy Chairman of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas. He is also the vice-chair of North American Term Neuroendocrine Tumor Society.
After registering you will recieve a confirmation e-mail containing a link to join the webinar on Friday, June 22, 2012. Please note you will need speakers on your computer to hear the audio portion of the webinar preseentation.
American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Support is having their First Annual MEN 1 Seminar on June 22nd, 2012 at Mayo Clinic. This is an event created especially to educate and support MEN patients, their families and medical personnel. For more information see see the AMEN Support website.
November 10, 2010 marked the first ever Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day! The day unites carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumor patient supporters across the globe in an effort to raise awareness for these rare diseases.