Category: Patient Care

About NETRF

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NETRF) is the leading private funder of research into causes and treatments of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) to improve and extend the lives of those living with NETs.

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Celebrating the Next Chapter

After chemotherapy for pancreatic NET, Chef Jack Riebel embraces life with new optimism, doing what he enjoys most, and finding meaning by giving back.

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Spirituality and Cancer

Many people with neuroendocrine cancer look more deeply for meaning in their lives. They want to understand their purpose in life or why they got cancer.

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COMPETE Clinical Trial

A new phase III clinical trial called COMPETE (NCT03049189 ) compares everolimus, an oral targeted therapy, to PRRT with Lu-177 edotreotide, a radiopharmaceutical under development,

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A Look at Lung NETs

Approximately 20% of all primary lung tumors are neuroendocrine (Hung 2019), including: Typical carcinoid (TC) Atypical carcinoid (AC) Small cell carcinoma (SCC) Large cell carcinoma

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Staying Safe from the Flu

Living with cancer increases your risk for complications from influenza (“flu”). If you have cancer now, have had cancer in the past, or live with

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A Great Day for a Victory Lap

Almost 2 years after his NET diagnosis, Maros Felsen organizes and runs a 5K neuroendocrine cancer fundraiser. He’s proof for all that you can lead an active, meaningful, and successful life with neuroendocrine cancer.

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