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Notes from ENETS 2017

 

Blog post by Bill Claxton.
Barcelona 8-10 March

Notes from ENETS 2017

ENETS is the world’s premier conference on neuroendocrine cancer, this year attended by more than 1200 physicians and a few dozen patient advocates. The ENETS conference highlighted the latest in understanding in tumor biology as well as offering the most current and relevant aspects of neuroendocrine tumor (NET) advances in diagnostics and therapeutics.

 

Bill Claxton, one of the founders of CNETS Singapore, is a well known patient advocate. Bill has been involved in video recording of many international carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumor conferences. These videos provide an excellent resource for patients, caregivers and physicians. Read more from Bill, Good news for NET Cancer
Learn more; Webinar Series with NET Cancer specialists and Webinar for Lung NETs

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Factbox NET Cancer

 

Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) are a family of cancers that cause tumors in the neuroendocrine system.

 

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Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) are a family of cancers that cause tumours in the neuroendocrine system. The neuroendocrine system consists of nerve and gland cells. It produces hormones and releases them into the bloodstream. NETs are generated by cells that release the hormones. The majority of NETs are found in the intestine, pancreas and the lungs.(4)

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Lung NETs – from NET Cancer specialists

Lung NET Cancer specialist at Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (APNETS) conference 2016.

Webinar for Lung NETs

 A series of webinars from Lung NET Cancer specialist. Produced by CNETS SG at Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (APNETS) conference 2016. Many of the talks are of particularly interest to NET Cancer advocates, and also to patients and caregivers.  View presentations from; Marianne Pavel, Rodney Hicks, Sugandha Dureja, Frank Ulrich Pape, David Tai, Kjell Oberg and many more. 

Find more from the CNETS Ipsen 2015-2016 Webinar Series at https://itr8.wistia.com/projects/4eujigyhr0

Thanks to Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Society of Singapore, CNETS SG, for sharing and producing the webinar. Also thanks to Ipsen Pharma for their support creating these videos.

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