Past Meetings

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Robertson Auditorium - 2nd Level UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center
8:30 NETS Overview 
- Pre Conference session for the newly diagnosed
Bergsland
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)   
Kunz
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
Baum
  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
 All
2:00 Assembling and Coordinating With Your Health Care Team
(e.g. local providers, NET specialists and multidisciplinary teams)

Mailman
Liu
Kwong
Cylke

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

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.

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The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation and Stanford University Cancer Center present

The 4th Annual Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Educational Conference

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

Presentations and Videos are available here.

We are pleased to bring together our extensive communities of patients, caregivers, medical professionals, and supporters for our 2015 educational conference. The entire Stanford leadership team who will be conducting the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation’s 2015 immunotherapy clinical trial will be in attendance! Learn about the latest developments in clinical care for patients with neuroendocrine cancer from experts at Stanford and UCSF. Attendees will be able to network with distinguished medical professionals and fellow patients. Sessions will cover advances in diagnosis and treatment, the latest in research, and coping with the stresses of living with cancer.

To learn more about the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation, visit www.caringforcarcinoid.org or call 617-948-2514.

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