Finding Joy: Making Friends with Change

Finding Joy: Making Friends with Change

Change. Change is inevitable, happening daily and in the moment. A delayed flight, change in schedule, unexpected detours. Recently, SoCal had back-to-back earthquakes which literally shook us awake with no advance notice. As patients, we think ‘what body will I wake up with tomorrow?’ Will the pain that was in one place now be in another place? Will my symptoms be better or worse? We measure change in millimeters with every scan--smaller, bigger, stable. More, less, in normal range, out-of-range. Read more here.

CONNECT•LEARN•THRIVE

CONNECT•LEARN•THRIVE

On Saturday, June 8th, the Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (LACNETS) presented the 2019 Annual Los Angeles Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient Education Conference in coordination with Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, City of Hope, and UCLA Health at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Each participant was given a tote bag, printed with the LACNETS motto, Connect, Learn, Thrive.” Click here to read more.

These Four Letters: PRRT (Part One)

These Four Letters: PRRT (Part One)

By now, you’ve probably heard of PRRT. Maybe your doctor recommended it. Or maybe you’ve heard another patient mention it on a discussion board. You may have heard it’s a type of radiation. Or you may have read that it’s a promising new treatment available to NET patients. Right now, these four letters – P-R-R-T– are very powerful letters. They are packed with information and meaning. PRRT is the hottest topic in the NET community, sparking much interest and discussion. This article is intended to give a general overview by answering some frequently asked questions about PRRT. Read more here.