Our next meeting in Walnut Creek is this Saturday, February 7 where Dr. Nicholas Fidelman from UCSF will update us on Interventional Radiology and NETs.  Dr. Fidelman was a recipient of one of our 2014 Education Travel Grants to attend NANETs.  The subject of Interventional Radiology will not be covered at the March 1 conference at Stanford.  Dr. Fidelman will begin his talk after our break.

Our regular meetings are held from 1-4pm at the Cancer Support Community (CSC), located at 3276 Mc Nutt Avenue, Walnut Creek, CA. For more information visit our meeting page online.

 


News: Co-pay Assistance: Both Norvartis and Ipsen have similar copay assistance program for those not on Medicare and who need co-pay assistance for long acting Somatostatin Analogue therapy.

Trial closing... In the next few day the Telestar trial will close.  For those that are interested in the trial please contact one of the centers quickly to see if you can enroll.


Save the Dates: March 1, 2015 - Regional Conference at Stanford - Sponsored by Stanford University and the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation in collaboration with the University of California San Francisco and the Northern California CarciNet Community - Registration is now OPEN.

March 22, 2015 - NorCal CarciNET Community at the Oakland Running Festival -Please join us for the day to raise awareness of NETs. Runners or Walkers need to sign up by March 4st, 2015.  The 50 or so members of last year team did a great job and had a great time. We hope to grow our group this year.  We also are looking for volunteers the day before at the expo. To learn more click here.


Thank you for your support of our Community. Your contributions have enabled us to continue to bring excellent speakers to our meetings and conferences as well as provide educational opportunities for patients and medical professionals. Contributions to NorCal CarciNet Community are tax-deductible.