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Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Tue, October 10, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Joseph Pisegna, MD, Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, researcher and gastroenterologist, J. Randolph Hecht, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine researcher, oncologist and gastroenterologist, Ken Herrmann, MD, Associate Professor, researcher and nuclear medicine physician, and Timothy R. Donahue, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology researcher and surgeon, discuss neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) which include both carcinoid and pancreatic islet cell tumors. They present the latest research and clinical interventions including imaging and diagnosis, staging and the role of hormonal, chemotherapy and targeted treatment approaches. This interdisciplinary discussion illustrates the importance of an evidence-based integrated interdisciplinary team approach for best outcomes for patients with NETS.