Past Meetings

At our December 6th, 2014 meeting, Ron Hollander, Executive Director of Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) shared with us exciting information about the Immunotherapy research they are funding for NETs at Stanford and University of Pennsylvania.

Ron shared with us the following video on the work that has been done on immunotherapy with other diseases by Dr. June a member of the UPenn team.


Fire With Fire | Ross Kauffman from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.

 


Press play to listen to Ron's presentation to our group.  {mp3}Josh_CFCF_Audio_20141206{/mp3} 

To learn more about immunotherapy and NETs please click here.


In addition we also watched a presentation on Stress and Cancer that was preseted at the Society for Integrative Oncology's 2014 Conference by Dr. Sonia Lupien of the Centere For Studies on Human Stress

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3rd Annual NorCal CarciNet Community / UCSF Patient Education Conference

January 19th Kructh Theater - Clark/Kerr Campus, UC Berkeley

Presentation are available by clicking here.
Videos are available below or by clicking on the topic name.  Q&A is audio only.

 

Registration Open

Welcome

Josh Mailman (NorCal CarciNet)

Morning Session

(Moderator: Bergsland)

Odo 

Overview of NETs and Diagnosis and Treatment options from Endocrinologist Perspective.

Thomas O’Dorisio (University of Iowa)

Neuroendocrine Tumors of Unknown Primary: Is the Primary Site Really Not Known?

Eric Nakakura (UCSF)

Break

Horsch

THERANOSTICS – clinical aimshots in surgical war against neuroendocrine cancer

Dieter Hörsch (Zentralklinlk Bad Berka)

Iagaru

Ga68 / PRRT Bay Area Update

Andrei Iagaru (Stanford) /  Thomas Hope (UCSF)

Morning Q&A (click for audio)

Morning Speakers + Dr. Bergsland and Dr. Van Brocklin

Lunch

Afternoon Session:

(Moderator: Mailman )

Integrative Oncology:  Improving Quality of Life and Clinical Outcomes

Lorenzo Cohen (MD Anderson)

Bergsland

Understanding Clinical Trials / Current Trials

Emily Bergsland (UCSF)

Shumay

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

Dianne Shumay (UCSF)
Erik Peper (SFSU)

 

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Videos below were made possible by an educational grant from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

All videos will be released by Feb 6th, 2014.

 



On Saturday, December 7th, 2013, NorCal CarciNet Community welcomed Stephanie A. Fajuri, Staff Attorney from the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) joining us to help us better understand our choice with the Affordable Care Act and Covered California.  We have recorded the presentation and CLRC has made the presentation available to us.  Click here to download the presentation.  The handouts for the presentation are available by clicking here. Additional information / presentations from the CLRC are available by clicking here.

Please understand that the information was current as of December 7th, 2013 but that changes can and do happen so please make sure to confirm any information you hear here. If you have additional questions or issues please click here for CRLC intake form or call 866-843-2572

 

 

On August 3rd, 2013, Dr. Eugene Woltering spoke to us via skype video conference.  His talk "What's new in gene regulation of growing tumors?", brought us up to date on some of the latest new advances and thinking at the Kenner Clinic.

Josh Mailman, President of NorCal CarciNET Support group, will gave an overview of PRRT and GA68 based on information gathered from recent conference on the topics. Josh also gave a plenary talk at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging annual conference in Vancouver. Both presentations are available below.

NorCal CarciNET Presentation

 

SNMMI Plenary