Panel Discussion on Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer for Health Professionals, Health Professional Students and Patients/Community Members.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

is

Rare Disease Day

 

The Arizona Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Foundation

 

invites health professionals, health professional students
and patients/community members

 

to a panel discussion on

Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer
With National Experts on This Rare Disease

 

Registration available at:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/neuroendocrinecancer

 

Updates available at http://azcnf.org/ or 520-762-6757

 

This event is geared toward health professionals, health professional students and community members/patients seeking to understand carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in the context of their own professions and lives. Most carcinoid cancer and related neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are found initially in the gastrointestinal system, but can also be found in, and metastasize to, other parts of the body. A constellation of symptoms (e.g. flushing, diarrhea, asthma, congestive heart failure, abdominal cramping and peripheral edema) is often misdiagnosed for many years. As with all cancers, early detection leads to more successful outcomes.

 

This half-day event from 10 am to 2 pm is comprised of two interrelated sessions:

10 am – Noon

  • Brief History of Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • Early Diagnosis Opportunities
  • Tests/Assessment
  • Current Treatment Modalities

 Noon- 2 pm

  • Highlight of Patient Histories and Diagnoses
  • New and Upcoming Treatment Modalities
Participation in this event will be available through:

   In-Person Attendance

  • University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Banner/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Banner Gateway, Gilbert, Arizona

   Internet/Video Streaming

  • Provided through Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP)

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