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On Sunday June 9th, 2013 the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging will be holding a patient education day at their annual meeting.  The patient program is designed for patient and those who support them as well as the general public to learn more about molecular imaging and treatments.  There will be a special NETs breakout in the afternoon covering specific imaging and treatments available for those with NETS delivered by international experts.  Click here to download the full brochure, registration is free and includes lunch.  The conference will be at the Vancouver Convention Center.

Full Agenda

Sunday, June 9, 2013
10:30 –10:45am Welcome: SNMMI Patient Advocacy Advisory Board Chair
Josh Mailman
10:50 – 11:20am

Molecular Imaging 101
David Gilmore, MS, CNMT, RT(R)(N)

11:30am – 12:00pm What You Should Know About Radiation and Nuclear Medicine
Fred Fahey, DSc
12:05 – 12:35pm History of Nuclear Medicine
Leonard M. Freeman, MD
12:40 – 2:00pm Lunch and SNMMI-TS Plenary
Get an introduction on Nuclear Medicine from the perspective of a Neuroendocrine tumor patient.
2:00 – 3:00pm Exhibit Hall Tour (paired with your Patient Advocate Liaison)
See showcases on new technology and meet the representatives from key pharmaceutical and equipment manufacturing companies.
3:30 – 6:00pm Break Out Sessions 
6:30 – 8:30pm Poster Hall Mixer - Exhibit Hall
Meet the people behind the posters on cutting-edge research. Light refreshments provided.



NETs Breakout Session
3:30 – 3:35 pm Introduction and Welcome from Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumour Society
President- Jackie Herman
3:35 – 3:45 pm Patient Perspective - John Martin
3:45 – 4:10 pm Theranostics – New perspectives on personalized care for NETs –
Richard P. Baum, MD, PhD
4:10 – 4:35 pm Approaches to Imaging Neuroendocrine Tumors DOTA-NOC -
Sandy McEwan, MD
4:35 – 5:00 pm Updates on imaging in BC for NETs patients- Hagen Kennecke, MD of BC Cancer
5:00 – 5:15 pm Panel Q&A
5:15 – 5:40 pm Focus Group - What are the barriers to adoptions of nuclear imaging and
treatment for NETs
5:30 – 6:00 pm Speed Networking