The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation Presents
Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference
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 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 for the Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference at Stanford University as part of our Patient Education Weekend.
Please join us to learn more about the latest developments in research and treatment for neuroendocrine tumors. Each expert speaker will give a brief lecture and then answer questions from patients and caregivers in a moderated discussion. To learn more about this free event, please visit www.caringforcarcinoid.org or call 617-848-3977.
Date: Saturday, September 25, 2010
Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm; registration begins at 8:00 am. Click here to view the conference agenda.
Location: Fisher Conference Center at the Stanford University Arrillaga Alumni Center
All patients and caregivers are invited to submit their questions. Please submit your questions by email to email@example.com before September 17, 2010. We will answer your questions during the conference.
Additional Patient Education Weekend Information
The CFCF Patient Education Weekend will kick off with the Moonlight Run and Walk on Friday evening, September 24th. Under the light of the harvest moon, Team CFCF participants will run or walk to a cure on 5K or 10K loop courses over the Palo Alto Baylands levee. Please click here for details regarding the race.
Following the September 25th Conference, CFCF would like to show our appreciation for all those who raised funds for neuroendocrine tumor research in the Moonlight Run and Walk by inviting Team CFCF participants who reach a $500 fundraising goal to a Friends of CFCF Banquet Dinner. The dinner will be held within walking distance of the Fisher Conference Center, at MacArthur Park Restaurant.
Team CFCF's Moonlight Runners and Walkers include:
Lauren Erb and Nick Vantzelfde
The Flaniken Family
The Jackson Family
The Keller Family
Dr. Teri Longacre
Dr. Pam Kunz, Jeffrey Kwan, and Family
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding any of the Patient Education Weekend events.
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Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
The mission of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for carcinoid, pancreatic, and related neuroendocrine cancers.
To achieve rapid discovery of cures, the NET Research Foundation directs its donations to fund breakthrough scientific research of neuroendocrine cancers. Since its inception, the NET Research Foundation has awarded over $14 million in large-scale, multi-year research grants to leading scientists at renowned research institutions, and has funded research at 7 of the top 10 U.S. cancer centers.
The NET Research Foundation is committed to improving the lives of patients, families, and caregivers affected by neuroendocrine cancer by providing information and educational resources. We currently run four Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient & Caregiver Educational Conferences annually, which serve to provide the latest information on research and treatment options, while also connecting patients and caregivers with doctors, researchers, and one another. Our website offers a searchable doctor database, listings of all relevant organizations and support groups, information on our latest research projects, and a number of resources to help those who are affected by neuroendocrine cancers.