December 2013


Upcoming Meeting:

On Saturday, December 7th, 2013 from 1-3:30pm we will have our regular meeting at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) in Walnut Creek.  

Due to a holiday party being held at CSC we will need to leave promptly at 3:45pm.  For those wishing a little more time for holiday networking, please come early at 12:30pm.

Featured Speaker: 

Stephanie A. Fajuri, Staff Attorney from the Cancer Legal Resource Center will be joining us to help guide us through the Affordable Care Act.  Her talk will be streamed live at 1:15pm pacific time and recorded.

CSC is located at 3276 Mc Nutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA. Click here for a map and to get directions.

 2014 Annual NorCal CarciNET Conference:

Registration is now open for our 3rd annual patient education conference on Sunday, January 19, 2014.

The conference will feature experts from our local medical community as well as invited speakers from major NETs centers in the US and Europe.

Added Event: On Saturday, January 18, 2014, Dr. Wang from Ochsner Center in New Orleans will be giving a breakfast presentation on Novel Surgical Techniques for NETs.  Saturday's breakfast meeting with Dr. Wang will be held at NextSpace adjacent to the Berkeley BART Station. Space is limited, so please register early. 

New Conference Location: The 2014 conference will be held at Krutch Theatre on the UC Berkeley Campus. There is ample free street parking near the conference center. In addition, there is a $10 paid parking lot next to the conference center. For those taking public transportation, we will be offering a shuttle service from the Berkeley BART station on Sunday. 

Conference Hotel: A limited number of hotel rooms are available at the Hotel Bancroft in Berkeley for $129 a night. You must call the hotel directly at 510-549-1000 by Wednesday, December 4th and mention NorCal CarciNet to receive this rate.

News and Events

Updates On-Line

Ga68 Dotatoc is granted Orphan Drug Status

PRRT Trial now open at Stanford

Ga68 Pet/CT Trial open at UCLA

IPSEN announces results of Clarinet trial


Events of Interest

12/14/13: CCAN Patient Education Conference, Los Angeles

1/19/2014: NorCal CarciNet Community 3rd Annual Patient Education Conference, Berkeley, CA

9/18-20, 2014:  National NETs Conference, Charlotte, NC

Future Meetings
12/7/13 Regular Meeting
1/19/14 Annual Conference
2/1/14 Regular Meeting

Updated Clinical Trials


We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at future meetings and events. Please feel free to let us know how we are doing. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NorCal CarciNET Community Board of Directors.

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NorCal CarciNET Community is a non profit 501(c)(3) whose mission is to help those with neuroendocrine tumors and carcinoid to share challenges and experiences, learn about prognosis and treatments, find information, and improve communications between the medical community, patients and caregivers.


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