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ucsf hdfccc logo 4color2014 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conference
Hosted by: NorCal CarciNET Community & UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

NEW Location Krutch Theater (Clark-Kerr) on the UC Berkeley Campus
2601 Warring St., Bldg. 14, Clark Kerr Campus, Berkeley, CA 94720

Please join us for a day of discussion on the latest developments in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) research and treatment. Topics will range from discovery and diagnosis through treatment and living with cancer and feature experts from around the world. Open to both patients, caregivers and those interested in NETs.

Confirmed Faculty:

Bergland Dr. Emily Bergsland, Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology, UCSF. Dr. Bergsland specializes in GI Cancer and is a member 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.
Cohen Dr. Lorenzo Cohen, Professor and Director of the Integrative Medicine,  The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cohen is a founding member and past president of the international Society for Integrative Oncology
hope Dr. Thomas Hope, Assistant Professor in Residence, UCSF School of Medicine.
Horsch Dr. Dieter Hörsch, Director of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, ZentralKlinik Bad Berka. ZentralKlinik Bad Berka is an ENETS Center of Excellence with over 1,500 NET patient visits a year.
iagaru Dr. Andrei IagaruDivision of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging Co-Chief, Stanford.
web DSC5344T  Josh Mailman, President, NorCal CarciNET Community.  Josh is chair of patient advocacy for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging and the Society for Integrative Oncology as well as a member of the NCI Task force on NETs.  

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

Odo Dr. Thomas M. O'Dorisio, M.D.,  Professor of Internal Medicine  - Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Iowa. University of Iowa has over 1,300 NET patient visits annually in their six weekly clinics.
 Shumay Dianne Shumay, PhD, Clinical Psychologist ,Associate Director of Psycho-Oncology, UCSF 

Click here for the agenda and presentations.

Added Event: Breakfast with Dr. Wang from Oschner Cancer Center, New Orleans.

A limited number of space are available for a breakfast presentation on new advancements in surgery on NETs the day before our conference on Saturday, January 18th from 8:30am to 10:30am in Berkeley.  


Sponsorship / Education Grants



A special thank you to the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging for an Educational Grant covering the audio/video recording of the conference as well as the travel and accommodations of our out of town speakers.


This conference is made possible by participant registrations and contributions from the NorCal CarciNET Community and with help from the following supporters. 


ISI logo  InterScience Institute 
 Lexicon  Lexicon Pharmaceuticals 
   Caring For Carcinoid Foundation
 tercica main logo2  Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals
Novartis  Novartis Pharmaceuticals