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LACNETS Educational Events
"Carcinoid Heart Disease" • 2024 LACNETS Event • Feb 14, 2024
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. Visit LACNETS.org for more information.
"TKIs: Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors & Neuroendocrine Tumors" • 2023 LACNETS Event • Mar 29, 2024
Join us Friday, March 29th at 11:30 AM PST to 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 will discuss the latest in TKI treatments and how they may be a possible treatment option for many NET patients. A live Q&A session will follow her presentation. Have a question for the expert? A live Question & Answer session will follow the presentation. To submit your general question, go to https://www.lacnets.org/mar2024. Visit LACNETS.org for more information.
"PRRT: What We Know, Special Considerations & Clinical Trials" with Dr. Strosberg • Jan 11, 2024
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. Visit LACNETS.org for more information.
"Minimally Invasive Treatments for Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases" • Dr. Yilun Koethe • Dec 9, 2023
"Minimally Invasive Treatments for Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases" with Dr. Yilun Koethe, Interventional Radiologist, TRG Imaging. 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. ~ Visit LACNETS.org for more information.
LACNETS • "Symptom Management" with Dr. David Metz • Oct 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. For more information, visit LACNETS.org.
LACNETS • "Navigating Clinical Trials: Expectations vs. Realities" with Taymeyah Al-Toubah •Aug 2023
Join LACNETS to hear Taymeyah Al-Toubah, MPH, Senior Research Project Manager at the Neuroendocrine Tumor Program of Moffitt Cancer Center. About Our Speaker: Taymeyah Al-Toubah, MPH Senior Research Project Manager Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL Taymeyah Al-Toubah is a clinical researcher, currently at Moffitt Cancer Center, who has been in the research field for 10 years. She began her career in 2013 while obtaining her bachelor’s degrees in biomedical sciences and psychology, working in pediatric and neonatal research at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. In 2016, she shifted her career focus to oncology, beginning with phase I trials and working in all solid tumors. She completed her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology in 2017 and focused her graduate thesis on neuroendocrine tumors. In 2018, she switched departments to focus exclusively on NETs. From 2018 – 2023, she was the primary NET coordinator in the GI department, managing all clinical trials while leading the GI team, managing the NET clinic coordination amongst the ancillary departments, and working on all retrospective and non-interventional NET research. She has worked on protocol development, database analysis, and manuscript writing, resulting in over 30 published manuscripts and presented her research at several national and international oncology and NET conferences, with oral abstracts at several ENETS and NANETS conferences. In April 2023, she formally transitioned to a new position as a project manager of the NET program, where she will continue to mentor new coordinators while working on protocol development and writing, manuscript writing, non-interventional clinical trials, and retrospective NET research. One of her first major projects will be to curate and develop a master database of all NET patients seen at her institution that will provide the basis for all future NET research to be published at Moffitt. She is currently on the board of one of the first NET patient advocacy groups in Florida (FLaNET Carcinoid Community), which kicked off alongside the Tampa Regional NANETS meeting in November 2022. She is an active member of NANETS on the Continuing Education and Symposium Planning committees. She plans to dedicate the remainder of her career to this disease and community. Her ultimate plan is to attend medical school, specialize in medical oncology, and continue to serve the academic NET community and patient base as a physician and clinical investigator. For more information, visit LACNETS.org.
LACNETS • "High Grade Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN)" with Dr. Jason Starr • May 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. For more information, visit LACNETS.org.
LACNETS • "What's New in PRRT" with Dr. Amir Iravani • Apr 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. For more information, visit LACNETS.org.
LACNETS • "Update on NET Clinical Trials" with Dr. Heloisa Soares • Mar 2023
Join us for an "Update on NET Clinical Trials" with special guest 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. Visit LACNETS.org/Mar2023 for more information.