NET Cancer Day   10 November 2021

Know the symptoms.Push for diagnosis.

 #LetsTalkAboutNETs    #NETCancerDay

Patient & Healthcare Professional Stories

NET Cancer Day is about raising awareness of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) around the world. This year we have compiled patient and healthcare professional stories from different places around the world.

NETs don’t discriminate. They affect men, women and children from around the globe and they frequently mimic more common diseases.

Help us educate the public and raise awareness so that more people Know the symptoms, and can Push for diagnosis.

Share someone’s story below, or even better share your own!

Tell us about your NETs journey

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    Dr Sugandha Dureja (India)

    Healthcare Professional

    I am Dr Sugandha Dureja, MD, FEBNM, a Nuclear Medicine physician working in New Delhi India. I am trained in Theranostics from...

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    Tanisha (USA)

    Patient

    My pheochromocytoma journey began in the late year of 2008. I didn’t have symptoms but a light fainting episode. I went to...

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    Simon (Canada)

    Patient

    My name is Simon and I’m 36 years old. I live in Quebec, Canada. I’m an aerospace engineer and a proud...

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    Richard (Kenya)

    Patient

    My name is Richard Kiprono Ngeno from Kapsoit, Kericho County of Kenya. I am a 37-year-old man and a small-time farmer. My...

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    Pauline (France)

    Patient

    I am Pauline, 33 years old and I live in France. I love board games, knitting and swimming. I was discovered my NET...

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    Julie (UK)

    Patient

    My name is Julie Rose, I am 48 (49 in November) and I used to enjoy taking part in a lot of fitness, running...

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    Esteve (Spain)

    Patient

    My name is Esteve, I was born in Barcelona and I am 56 years old. I have a great family and I am...

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    Dr Mark Lewis (USA)

    Healthcare Professional, Patient

    My name is Mark Lewis. I am living in the USA but was born in Scotland. I am 42 years old. I work...

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    Dirk (Belgium)

    Patient

    Dirk Van Genechten, Belgian (Flemish), 62. Hobbies: my grandchildren, traveling, good food and wine, petrolhead (cars and motorcycles). How were you diagnosed and...

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    NETs are more common than brain, ovarian, and cervical cancer and incidence is on the rise.

    We need the help of our global community to raise awareness, improve the quality of life for NET cancer patients around the world the improve diagnostic times.

    On November 10, help us spread the word

    Know the symptoms. Push for diagnosis. #LetsTalkAboutNETs