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AREVA Med and RadioMedix Partner to Develop New Treatment Against Neuroendocrine Tumors

AREVA Med and RadioMedix Partner to Develop New Treatment Against Neuroendocrine Tumors | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
HOUSTON and BETHESDA, Md., May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RadioMedix, a clinical phase biotechnology company focused in the development of radiopharmaceuticals for targeted diagnosis and therapy of cancer, and AREVA Med, the AREVA medical subsidiary developing innovative therapies to fight cancer, announced today that they have entered into an agreement to co-develop a novel treatment against neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) using Targeted Alpha Therapy with lead-212 (
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Theranostics World Congress of Ga68 & PRRT - 3rd Theranostics World Congress

Theranostics World Congress of Ga68 & PRRT - 3rd Theranostics World Congress | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
World Congress on Theranostics, Ga68 and PRRT
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Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: an interview with Dr. Alexandria Phan

Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: an interview with Dr. Alexandria Phan | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
GEP-NETs stands for gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). This is a type of rare cancer that is increasing in incidence and prevalence – more on this later.
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OXiGENE’s (NASDAQ: OXGN) Upcoming Catalyst; Detailed Phase 2 Trial Results Poised to be Released

OXiGENE’s (NASDAQ: OXGN) Upcoming Catalyst; Detailed Phase 2 Trial Results Poised to be Released | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
OXiGENE (NASDAQ: OXGN) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new innovative therapies for certain cancers. The company’s pipeline is focused primarily on anti-vascular drugs, known as vascular disrupting agents (VDAs)...
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Interesting. Wish they said more about the neuroendocrine gastrointestinal tumor treatment.

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Drug-Induced Liver Injury: What You Need to Know

Drug-Induced Liver Injury: What You Need to Know | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Drug-induced liver injury is increasing and is the primary cause of need for liver transplantation. Learn how to assess for and diagnose drug-induced hepatotoxicity.
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Ipsen Announces Acceptance of Filings for Somatuline(R) in the Treatment of GEP-NET(1) s in the US with Priority Review and in Europe - WSJ.com

Ipsen Announces Acceptance of Filings for Somatuline(R) in the Treatment of GEP-NET(1) s in the US with Priority Review and in Europe - WSJ.com | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
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Outlook.com - jeter4me@hotmail.com

Outlook.com - jeter4me@hotmail.com | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
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Your support this week gives free Chemo Ducks (comforting toys that act as educational tools), to help children undergoing chemo!
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Test performance of PET-CT for mediastinal lymph node... [Thorax. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

Test performance of PET-CT for mediastinal lymph node... [Thorax. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
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Vitamin D from sun exposure can be life-saving

Vitamin D from sun exposure can be life-saving | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Oliver Gillie, who is battling leukemia, explains why he blames the disease on a lack of exposure to the sun.

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Paul Simpson's curator insight, August 21, 2014 5:12 AM

A lot can be said for the amount of time we work indoors...

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Why Variability in Cancer Care Recommendations Means You Should Consider Second Opinions

Why Variability in Cancer Care Recommendations Means You Should Consider Second Opinions | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Make sure your care is following the best guidelines, or if your doctor is not following best guidelines, that the doctor has a good explanation of why you actually need something different. Good patients get good information which gets good care whi...
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Texas Medical Observer welcomes it’s newest columnist: Lucy Wiley

Texas Medical Observer welcomes it’s newest columnist: Lucy Wiley | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
 
By: Lucy Wiley
 
The TV doctor makes a diagnosis and saves another patient. In real life, thousands of patients trudge from one doctor to another, trying to learn whatever ails them. After years of frustration, undiagnosed patients sometimes quit seeing doctors. That’s what I did.
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CATCHING HEALTH: Each with cancer, twins keep upbeat attitude - KeepMEcurrent.com

CATCHING HEALTH: Each with cancer, twins keep upbeat attitude - KeepMEcurrent.com | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
CATCHING HEALTH: Each with cancer, twins keep upbeat attitude
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Leni and Lita, who are in their early 50s, have an uncommon form called carcinoid tumors and they each have nodules in both of their lungs.
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Couch potato cancer risk revealed

Couch potato cancer risk revealed | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
A couch potato lifestyle is linked to a significantly greater risk of certain cancers as well as heart disease and diabetes, research has shown. - New Zealand Herald

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Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery

Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Health choices are part of life, not to be feared.
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I applaud her decision and a big "thank you" for being so open and sharing about it.

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A Phase 2 Study of Fosbretabulin in Subjects With Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (GI-NET) and With Elevated Biomarkers - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

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Meeting The Special Needs of Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

As I mentioned in a previous Cancer Talk blog post, neuroendocrine (NET) tumors are thought of as the zebras of the cancer world.
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Geologists unravel mystery of new crater found in Circleville | KSL.com

Geologists unravel mystery of new crater found in Circleville | KSL.com | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond. Earlier this week, Gary Dalton of Circleville discovered a mysterious crater that suddenly appeared under the water.
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Aliens in Circleville, UT. My sis lives here!  

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AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.

amazon donates 0.5% of your amazonsmile purchase price to the charity of your choice. support your favorite charity by starting your shopping at amazonsmile. (I just selected Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Network @Carcinoidaware @AmazonSmile.
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Carcinoid Cancer Heart Ribbon

Carcinoid Cancer Heart Ribbon | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Carcinoid Cancer Heart Ribbon ornament featuring our exclusive design with a starburst in the background.
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A Little Running Provides Big Mortality Benefit

A Little Running Provides Big Mortality Benefit | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Compared with those who didn't run, investigators observed a significantly reduced risk of mortality among those who ran as little as six miles per week and among those who ran slower than six miles per hour.
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Another reason I need to start running again!

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Planning for Hospice, Costs of Care, and Second Opinions

Planning for Hospice, Costs of Care, and Second Opinions | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Cancer Policy News What Caught Our Eye This Week: Planning for Hospice, Costs of Care, and Second Opinions
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Salt Lake CyberKnife Opens in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake Regional Medical Center | Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake CyberKnife Opens in Salt Lake City, Utah | Salt Lake Regional Medical Center | Salt Lake City, UT | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
Patients with tumors throughout the body can benefit from a state-of-the-art cancer treatment now being offered in Salt Lake City.
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This is great news for Utah and surrounding states! 

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Zebra Talk -- A Handbook for Newly Diagnosed Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients and Their Primary Care Physicians | The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation

Zebra Talk -- A Handbook for Newly Diagnosed Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients and Their Primary Care Physicians | The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation | Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Cancer | Scoop.it
RT @CarcinoidNETs: Zebra Talk, new resource for #carcinoid & #NETcancer patients & their primary care physicians. http://t.co/rnmIkpR0ZC ht…
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