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Recent Events

2024 Updates: Neuroendocrine Cancer Clinical Trials 

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Learn about the latest in clinical trials for neuroendocrine cancer with NET expert Dr. Heloisa Soares, a medical oncologist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah. 

TKIs: Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors & Neuroendocrine Tumors
Friday, Mar 29, 2024

Learn about Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors (TKIs), what they are and how they work with NET expert Dr. Jennifer Chan. Dr. Chan is the Vice President of the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) and the principal investigator of the CABINET trial. Hear the positive findings from that TKI study using Cabozantinib. She discusses the latest in TKI treatments and how they may be a possible treatment option for many NET patients. 

LACNETS Educational Event
Feb 14, 2024

Join us to learn about Carcinoid Heart Disease from Cardiologist Dr. S. Allen Luis at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  He will describe the cause and symptoms of carcinoid heart disease and discuss diagnosis, treatment and surveillance. 

LACNETS Educational Event
"PRRT: What We Know, Special Considerations & Clinical Trials" with Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
January 11, 2024

Join us on Thursday, January 11th at 9:30 AM Pacific to learn the latest on PRRT with NET expert Dr. Jonathan Strosberg. Dr. Strosberg was the principal investigator of the NETTER-1 study which led to the FDA approval of Lutathera and has authored numerous articles on PRRT. He will discuss the latest in PRRT, including special considerations and current clinical trials. 

LACNETS Educational Event
"Minimally Invasive Treatments for Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases" with Dr. Yilun Koethe
Dec 9, 2023

Join us to learn more about minimally invasive liver-directed therapies targeting liver metastases with interventional radiologist Dr. Koethe. She discusses ablations including the recently approved histotripsy and embolizations including bland, chemo, and radioembolization. 

LACNETS Educational Event
"Symptoms Management" with Dr. David Metz
Oct 10, 2023

Join LACNETS to hear Neuroendocrinologist Dr. David Metz from University of Pennsylvania discuss symptom management. The presentation will cover carcinoid syndrome, pancreatic enzymes, bile acid secretion, and short bowel syndrome. He will explain current treatments, supplements, and diets that might be helpful to control NET-related symptoms.

LACNETS Educational Event
"Navigating Clinical Trials: Expectations Vs. Realities" with Taymeyah Al-Toubah, MPH
Aug 19, 2023

Hear Taymeyah Al-Toubah, MPH, Senior Research Project Manager at the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program of Moffitt Cancer Center. 

LACNETS Educational Event
"Surgery: The What, Where & When" with Dr. Eric Liu
July 7, 2023

Hear NET expert Dr. Eric Liu of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers discuss “Surgery: The What, Where & When.” 

Watch our biggest event of the year with 12 NET experts from North America. 

LACNETS Educational Event
Topic: High Grade Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN)
May 4, 2023

Join LACNETS on May 4th for an educational event dedicated to high grade neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). Medical oncologist Dr. Jason Starr from Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, will discuss the management and treatment of high grade NENs, including the latest updates and clinical trials.

LACNETS Educational Event:

"What's New in PRRT" 
April 14, 2023 

Join Dr. Amir Iravani, a Nuclear Medicine Physician and Theranostics Director at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, to hear the latest on Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT). Better understand the difference between beta and alpha PRRT, current trials and updates on PRRT for Lung NET, adolescents and dosimetry. 

LACNETS Educational Event:
"Update on NET Clinical Trials"

March 10, 2023

Join Dr. Heloisa Soares, a medical oncologist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, to hear the latest in NET clinical trials. 

LACNETS Educational Event:
"Genetics of NET: Do I Need Genetic Testing?"

Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Do I need genetic testing? Do my family members need to be tested? What does genetic testing entail? What genetic mutations are possible and what does it mean for my family if I carry a mutation? Join Genetic Counselor Samantha Greenberg of University of Texas, Southwestern for a discussion about genetic testing for NETs. 

LACNETS Educational Event:
"Novel Translational Research for Metastatic NET Patients at the NCI"

Friday, January 27, 2023

Join LACNETS for this special educational event. What if you could both undergo surgery for your metastatic disease and also donate your liver tumor to find a cure for NET? Learn how you can contribute to NET research. The NET team at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will give us a behind-the-scenes look at their innovative NET research. Be inspired by their hard work and dedication to the NET community.

LACNETS Educational Event: Focus on Pheochromocytoma/Paraganglioma

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Join LACNETS for a unique webinar with a live presentation of three pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma (PPGL) cases and an engaging panel discussion with experts Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero, Dr. Erik Mittra, and Dr. Karel Pacak.

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