Past Meetings

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.

December 1, 2012 - Donald I. Abrams, MD - Director, Integrative Oncology Research Program, Osher Center

Donald is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and Chief of Hematology / Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital. He provides Integrative Oncology consultations at the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He is co-chair of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center's developing program in Supportive Care. Please click here to download a PDF of Dr. Abrams presentation.

Full Talk

Q and A Session:

On August 4, 2012, Dr. Pamela Kunz spoke to our support group about NETs, goings on at the ASCO conference in June and what is going on in clinical trials.  Please click here to download the presentation, below is the recording of the talk.

In January 2012, NorCal CarciNETs and UCSF held a half day conference on NETs at UCSF Mission Bay. The day was divide into three sessions - Introduction to NETs, Diagnostic and Imaging, Treatment of NETs, and What's Next.  We are fortunate that the presenters agreed to be filmed and provided their presentations. To download all presentations click here, to view the video click here.

Current Treatment and Diagnosis of Carcinoid - Neuroendocrine Tumors
A Symposium for Health care Professionals, Patients and Caregivers

The event was held on Saturday, February 7th, 2009


Edda Gomez-Panzani, MD
Carcinoid Syndrome and Carcinoid Crisis
Vice President Clinical Sciences, Neureondocinology Ipsen Pharmaceuticals

Eugene Woltering, MD
Treatment and Diagnosis of NET’s and recent work on Angiogenesis and Metastasis
James D. Rives Professor of Surgery and Neuroendocrine
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

George Albert Fisher, Jr., MD, PhD
GI Oncology Stanford Cancer Center, Stanford CA
Director of Clinical Trials, Stanford University
Management of Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors: Finally some encouraging results