Category: NETs info

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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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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NETRF launches NETWise podcast

Physicians discuss the basics of NET diagnosis, classification, and progression. Particular attention is paid to the frequency of misdiagnosis. Two patients share their stories of delayed NET diagnosis and treatment due to the misidentification of symptoms.

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Exploring a New Targeted Therapy

UCSF Shares Promising Results of a Clinical Trial At the 2019  meeting of the American Cancer Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO), Emily Bergsland, MD, University

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Gallium-68 PET/CT Scan for Neuroendocrine Tumors

If you’ve ever been tested for eyeglasses, you know how one lens can create grainy, foggy images and the next crisp, clear letters. That’s the kind of difference you can see between the Gallium-68 PET/CT scan and prior technology. But are these newer imaging techniques better? And who stands to benefit most from them?

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