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Caring for Carcinoid Foundation and Stanford Cancer Center
Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference
Stanford University ~ Arrillaga Alumni Center, McCaw Hall
October 12th, 2013

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Emily Bergsland, MD Professor, Medical Oncology, UCSF
Gerry Berry, MD Professor of Pathology, Stanford
Lauren Erb Director of Research, Caring for Carcinoid Foundation
George Fisher, MD PhD Professor, Medical Oncology, Stanford
Ron Hollander Executive Director, Caring for Carcinoid Foundation
Andrei Iagaru, MD Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicine, Stanford
Cindy Kin, MD Assistant Professor, Colorectal Surgery, Stanford
Pamela Kunz, MD Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology, Stanford
Greta Macaire, MA RD CSO Dietician, UCSF
Josh Mailman Patient Advocate
Erik Mittra, MD PhD Assistant Professor, Nuclear Medicine, Stanford
Eric Nakakura, MD PhD Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology, UCSF
Jeffrey Norton, MD Professor, Surgical Oncology, Stanford
Joe Shrager, MD Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Stanford
Kelley Skeff, MD PhD Professor, Internal Medicine, Stanford
Andreas Loening, MD PhD Clincial Instructor, Radiology, Stanford


9:00 – 10:00 Sign-in and Registration
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and Introductions Hollander/Kunz
10:10 – 10:30 Neuroendocrine Tumors 101: A Primer Fisher
10:30 – 11:30 Harnessing the Power of Molecular Imaging and Therapies
GA-68:Current Status and Promising Developments Iagaru
PRRT: From Europe to the US Mittra
Patient/Policy Perspective Mailman
11:30 – 12:00 Nutrition: What to Eat and Why Macaire
1:00 - 1:30 What’s New in Carcinoid Syndrome? Bergsland
1:30 – 2:30 Panel: Tumor Board Case Discussions Fisher (moderator)
Shrager, Nakakura, Norton, Kin, Vasanawala, Mittra, Berry, Bergsland
2:30 – 3:15 BREAK (Posters on Display)
3:15 – 4:15 Looking to the Future: The Power of Research Erb
NET Biology/Current CFCF Project Nakakura
Clinical Trials 101 and Current Clincial Trials Kunz
4:15 – 4:45 How to Get the Most out of Your Physician: Improving Communication Skeff
Mike Schaer, Monica Manriquez
4:45 – 5:15 How Can I Get Involved?
Patient Support Groups/National Organizations Mailman
Funding Research: Grants, Contracts and Philanthropy Fisher