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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

To Download presentations from this event please click here.

On Sunday June 9th, 2013 the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Patient Advocacy Advisory Board (PAAB) held 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. The day included a special NETs breakout in the afternoon covering specific imaging and treatments available for those with NETS delivered by international experts. NorCal CarciNet's Josh Mailman is the current chair of the PAAB and gave a keynote address at the conference.

We have linked the Agenda below to the online presentation. We hope you find the information useful.

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.

In response to the Department of Engery's request for comments on the consideration of withdrawl from the commercial production of Germanium-68, NorCal CarciNet's board submitted the following on behalf the support group.

To submit your own comments please visit the Federal Register website. Comment period ends April 30, 2013.

UPDATE: April 2, 2014. The Department has concluded that it will not withdraw from the market for Ge-68 for the manufacture of generators, however, because it has determined that there are no suppliers of bulk Ge-68 qualified for use in Ge-68/Ga-68 generators.
To read the final rulling please click here.

Update: On March 24th, 2013 Todd finished the race in 3:58:26 - 17 seconds off his target goal - he more than made up for it by raising over $3,000 - 3x his target fund raising goal. Thank you Todd and all of his supporters.  Those shirts sure look good next to the Raider's silver and black.