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The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation is dedicated to empowering patients and equipping them with a comprehensive understanding of treatment options so that patients can make the best informed decision when deciding their care. In the spirit of empowering patients, CFCF is pleased to bring together our extensive community of patients, loved ones, medical professionals, and supporters at Patient Education Conferences throughout the United States. 

On this page you will find valuable resources from CFCF Patient Education Conferences including expert slide presentations, papers, and videos.

Check out the Educational Events page to learn about upcoming educational events. 

Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar - 2012

Date: 
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 12:30pm
Location: 

Hotel Intercontinental - Los Angeles Century City

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Worldwide NET Cancer Awareness Day Patient Education Event

Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 8:00am
Location: 
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors: Patient and Caregiver Conference - 2011

Date: 
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 7:00am
Location: 
Philadelphia Hilton
Presenters and Topics: 
  • David Metz, M.D., Overview of Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rodolfo Perini, M.D., Functional Imaging
  • Vinay Chandrasekhara, M.D., Endoscopic Imaging
  • Antonia Sepulveda, M.D., Ph.D., Tumor Markers and Pathology
  • Katherine Nathanson, M.D., Genetic Syndromes
  • Giorgos Karakousis, M.D., Surgical Management of GI Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Stacey Su, M.D., Surgical Management of Bronchial Carcinoids
  • Abraham Shaked, M.D., Ph. D., Liver Resections and Liver Transplants for Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Weijing Sun, M.D., Systemic Treatment Options for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Andrea Cercek, M.D., Systemic Treatment Options for Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Michael Soulen, M.D., Liver-­Directed Therapies for Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Rodolfo Perini, M.D., MIBG and PRRT
  • Determining the Best Personalized Treatment Approach
  • Lauren Erb, Importance of Research
  • Barish Edil, M.D., Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Genome Project
  • Xianxin Hua, M.D., Ph.D., New Pathways
  • Stephan Hahn, M.D., Proton Therapies for Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Patient Power Panel
  • Bonnie Bennett, R.N., Nurse Coordinator Role
  • Karen Wagner, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., Nutrition Tips for Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients
  • Mark Francis, Ph.D., Support for the Caregiver
Click here to view video and presenters' slides from the event.
Click here to read the transcript of the webchat.

Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference - 2011

Date: 
Sat, 09/10/2011 - 10:00am
Location: 
Stanford University Alumni Center
Presenters and Topics: 
  • George Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., Neuroendocrine Tumors 101: A Primer
  • Jeffrey Norton, M.D., Surgery for Neuroendocrine Tumors: Disease-Specific Issues and Opportunities
  • George Poultsides, M.D., Laparoscopic Approaches
  • Albert Koong, M.D., Ph.D., The Many Faces of Radiation
  • John Louie, M.D., Interventional Oncology
  • Greta Macaire, M.A., R.D., C.S.O., Nutrition: What to Eat and Why
  • Panel: Tumor Board Case Discussion
  • Emily Bergsland, M.D., Carcinoid Syndrome: Complications and Management
  • Panel: Hot Topics in Care
  • Panel: Psychosocial Aspects of Living With Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Lauren Erb, Looking to the Future: The Power of Research
  • George Fisher, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Trials 101
  • Pamela Kunz, M.D., Current Clinical Trials


Please click here to view conference videos.

Los Angeles Clinical Trials Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Seminar

Date: 
Sat, 03/19/2011 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Thalians Auditorium, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
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Stanford Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference

Date: 
Sat, 09/25/2010 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Stanford University Alumni Center
Presenters and Topics: 

Please click here to view videos of the conference.

Houston Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference - 2010

Date: 
Fri, 04/30/2010 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Houston, TX
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Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar

Date: 
Sat, 03/27/2010 - 12:30pm
Location: 
Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA
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Boston Ask the Experts Patient Seminar

Date: 
Sat, 09/12/2009 - 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Boston, MA
Presenters and Topics: 

For video presentations, please visit the "Boston Ask the Experts Seminar" section of our Video Gallery.

Los Angeles Patient Education Seminar

Date: 
Sun, 03/29/2009 - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Presenters and Topics: 

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