Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM CDT
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University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics 
20 Hawkins Drive
Atrium 7th Floor - Elevator G
Iowa City, IA 52242

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Maryann Wahmann 
Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network 
Email me! info@netcancerawareness.org

Where to stay:

Due to an extremely busy weekend, the room block at the Heartland Inn is sold out.

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20 Hawkins Drive
Atrium 7th Floor - Elevator G
Iowa City, IA 52242


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2017 Iowa Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference 

  About This Event 

It's finally here! Get ready for a day of presentations featuring neuroendocrine cancer experts- doctors with information that can change your life!

Some of the topics are brand-new and just published, sprinkled in with advice from the EXPERTS on the top issues faced by NET patients. Topics that will be covered are useful to an audience of all levels, including patients, family members and caretakers of patients.

Plus, you'll get to network with dozens of other patients who understand what you are going through and share your concerns. This is a perfect opportunity to build your knowledge and become a better advocate for your health!


Please join us on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 for the not-to-be-missed 2017 Iowa Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference in Iowa City. Dr. Tom O’dorisio, Dr. Sue O’Doriso, Dr. James Howe and other experts will be there to give you the information you need to make sure you get the best treatment possible in your fight against neuroendocrine cancer

2017 Iowa Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference Agenda

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Registration and Breakfast



8:45 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome / You Need to be Your Own Advocate

Maryann Wahmann, NCAN

9:15 AM – 9:55 AM

Overview of Care

Thomas O’Dorisio MD

9:55 AM – 10:25 AM

Targeted Therapies

Chandrikha Chandrasekharan, MBBS

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM



10:40 AM – 11:00 AM


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM




David L. Bushnell Jr. MD


Yusef Menda, MD

11:20 AM – Noon

Surgical Therapies for Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients

James R. Howe V MD

Noon – 1 PM



1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

A New Way to Control Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms  


Joseph Dillon, MD

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Life for the Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient


Tom O’Dorisio MD Maryann Wahmann, Ronda Ayala RN

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM



2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

                                  2:45 PM -  3:00  PM

3:00 PM -  3:15   PM

Research Findings from Iowa NET SPORE


M. Sue O’Dorisio MD

                                           Kim Miller, RN

Kristin Gaimari-Varver, RN

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Question and Answer Session


Physician Panel


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