Past Meetings

On September 7, 2016. Drs. Bergsland and Hope spoke to our group on sequencing of treatment for NETs.

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Robertson Auditorium - 2nd Level UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
8:30 NETS Overview 
- Pre Conference session for the newly diagnosed
8:55 Break 
9:05 Opening Remarks
Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS
President, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  Morning Session - Moderator: Bergsland 
9:25 2015: Year in Review
(including results of 3 phase III clinical trials in NETs and ongoing trials)   
10:00 Break 
10:15 Molecular Imaging and Radiotherapeutics 
  Advances in Imaging for NETS Hope
  Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT):
NETTER-1 results and 15 years of institutional experience
  PRRT: Next Steps and Ongoing Trials  Mittra
11:05 Liver Directed Therapy for NETS Sze
11:30 Biomarkers in a Nutshell Liu
11:45 Morning Q&A All
12:15 Lunch 
1:00 The Warner Advocacy Award Salamakha
Warner Advocacy
Award Committee
  Afternoon Session - Moderator: Nakakura 
1:15 Tumor Board: Integrating therapeutic options:
Is there an optimal sequence for PanNET or Carcinoid
2:00 Assembling and Coordinating With Your Health Care Team
(e.g. local providers, NET specialists and multidisciplinary teams)


2:30 Immunotherapy 101:
Successes, limitations, and prospects for the future
3:15 Break 
3:30 Funding NET Research:
What does it take to bring a drug from the bench to the bedside? 
3:50 Living With NETS:
Optimizing coping skills for patients and their caregivers
4:30 Wrap Up Bergsland

On Oct 3rd 2015, Dr. Tom Hope from UCSF spoke to 60 members of the  NorCal CarciNET Support Community on imaging. The slides he presented are available by clicking here. While the nearly two hour session was not recorded, we are pleased to share an earlier presentation that Dr. Hope gave at the 3rd Theranostics World Congress in March of this year.

Dr. Jerome Zacks, Carcinoid Heart Specialist - Mount Sinai, New York speaking to NorCal CarciNET Community via Skype at our April meeting. 

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Please join NorCal CarciNet Community in welcoming MarinaV to Oakland.  

Marina V is an award-winning Russian-American recording pop artist, singer and songwriter. 

Classically trained in her hometown of Moscow, Marina has been singing and writing songs since she was a child.  She came to America at 15 to pursue her American Dream, and has released several albums and toured the world since.

In December 2014, Marina was the recipient of the Hollywood International Entertainment Award.

 All proceeds from this event will go to benefit patient and physician education on Neuroendocrine Tumors as well as research and clinical trials

Thank you to Dashe Cellars in Oakland who graciously donated the concert facility.  The concert is open to All Ages.  If you wish to wine taste after the event you must be 21 or over (wine tasting is a seperate fee).

Tickets On Line Now.