2019 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient ConferenceUCSF Diller navy
Hosted by:UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
In cooperation with NorCal CarciNET Community, and Stanford University Medical Center

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Mission Bay Conference Center - 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 

The day will feature nationally-renowned UCSF and Stanford NET experts, along with other internationally-known physician specialists who will offer sessions on a wide variety of topics pertaining to Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETS) including surgery, liver directed therapy, imaging, PRRT, current clinical trials and strategies for living well after diagnosis. A pre-conference “primer” is offered for those newly diagnosed or in need a refresher on the basics of NETs. We will also have breakout sessions by disease types and breakouts specifically for caregivers. 

New in 2019 - Extend lunch time table talks. We are extending lunch networking time to 90 minutes and expanding the number of networking table topics.

Open to patients, caregivers and those interested in NETs.

Thanks to generous support from NorCal CarciNET Community, and our Industry Partners there is no registration fee. Conference registration includes lunch and parking.Registration ended on Febuary 1, 2019.  

We will have limited room for those who are coming day of the event.


Click here for Agenda


Partial List of Faculty:

Bergland Dr. Emily Bergsland, Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, UCSF. Dr. Bergsland specializes in GI Cancer and is the chair of the NCI Task force on NETs. In her research, she focuses on developing and testing new cancer therapies. She is a professor of clinical medicine at UCSF.
sonia Dr. Sonia Lupien is the Director and Founder of the Centre of Studies on Human Stress at the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal will deliver our keynote "Stress and Cancer: From Science to Personal Perspective"
hope Dr. Thomas Hope, Assistant Professor in Residence, UCSF School of Medicine.
pamela kunz Dr. Pamela Kunz, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center
web DSC5344T  Josh Mailman, President, NorCal CarciNET Community

Dr. Eric Nakakura, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, UCSF.


Dr. Thomas O'Dorisio, M.D.  Endocrinologist, University of Iowa Hospitals


(Subject to change)



Fisher West
Downstairs (Inside)

Fisher East 
Downstairs (Outside)
8:00a Registration  
  NET Primer/Introduction    
8:30 NETs Overview - Bergsland (UCSF)     
9:00 Imaging Basics Hope (UCSF)     
9:15 Alphabet soup--Liver directed therapy for NETs    
Surgery for NETs (Nakakura-UCSF)
9:50 Break    
Control of Hormone Related Symptom (O’Dorisio
- U of Iowa)
 10:30 Recent Advances in Clinical Trials
Kunz (Stanford)
10:50 Keynote Speaker: Sonia Lupien
11:45 LUNCH & Discussion Tables  
1:15 PRRT- Where are now and what’s on the horizon? TBD   
1:45 PANEL: PRRT nuts and bolts    
2:00 Break 
2:15 GI NET (Carcinoid)
3:00 Break
3:15 Pancreatic NET
3:55 Transition to Robertson

Tumor Board

Moderator Bergsland

4:45 Closing Remarks       
5:00 Reception in Atrium

Our conference is made possible by the support of the members of NorCal CarciNET Community and by the following supporters.

Educational Support Grants Provided By:


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