2013 Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Conference

Hosted by: NorCal CarciNET & UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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 UCSF, Stanford, Vanderbilt, and Cedars Sinai. Open to both patients and caregivers.

This event has passed - no registration is available.

To view the presentations from the conference please click here to go to our file section.

We would like to thank our Education Support Partners for 2013 for providing financial support for the conference.

Registration fee of $5-20 (sliding scale) includes parking and lunch.

Location: UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Fisher Banquet Auditorium - 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA

Tentative Agenda

8:30 Registration  
9:00 Welcome Josh Mailman
9:05 Session I: Diagnosis (Moderator: Bergsland)
  Overview of NETs Emily Bergsland (UCSF)
9:40 Evaluation of unknown primary Eric Nakakura (UCSF
9:55 Imaging for NETs Eric Liu (Vanderbilt)
10:15 Q&A  
10:30 Break  
10:45 Session II: Treatment (Moderator: Nakakura)
  Surgery for NET Jeff Norton (Stanford)
11:05 Liver directed treatment Dan Sze (Stanford)
11:20 PRRT Eric Liu (Vanderbilt)
11:35 Systemic therapy Edward Wolin (Cedars Sinai)
11:55 Clinical trials update George Fisher (Stanford)
12:05 Panel discussion  
12:30 Lunch  
1:00 Session III: Survivorship (Moderator: Bergsland)
  Genetics of NET Robert Nussbaum (UCSF)
1:35 Nutrition Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO (UCSF)

Living with a chronic illness:
strategies for maximizing for
the caregiver and patient

Diane Shumay (UCSF)
2:55 Wrap up Josh Mailman


Emily Bergsland, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Ernest Rosenbaum MD Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology
Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

George Fisher, MD PhD
Associate Professor
Medical Oncology
Stanford Cancer Center

Eric Liu, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Josh Mailman, MBA
President, NorCal CarciNet Support Group
NET Patient Advocate for NCI Task Force for NETs, Society of Nuclear Medicine
Member of the Executive Board, Society for Integrative Oncology

Greta Macaire, MA, RD, CSO
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Eric Nakakura, MD PhD
Associate Professor, Surgery
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jeff Norton, MD
Professor, Surgery
Stanford Cancer Center

Robert Nussbaum, MD
Holly Smith Distinguished Professorship in Science and Medicine
Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Diane Shumay, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Associate Director Psycho-Oncology
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Daniel Sze, MD
Professor, Interventional Radiologist
Stanford Cancer Center

Edward Wolin, MD
Co-Director Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Program
Samual Oschin Cancer Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center