WHEN:

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT
-to-
Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM PDT

Add to Calendar 

WHERE:

Green Valley Ranch 
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway
Henderson, NV 89052
 

 
Driving Directions 

CONTACT:

Maryann Wahmann 
Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network 
866-850-9555 
maryann@netcancerawareness.org 

HOTEL RESERVATIONS AT GVR:

Special conference room rate: $174 per night. 
Call reservations: 866-782-9487
Use group code GCINNC 

Industry rep registrations please call NCAN 

 Discounts only work on the airline site. Travel must be between 9/23 – 10/3 to receive discount

Delta Airlines meeting code  is   NMRWM  There is a field “meeting code” where this code can be entered.

United Airlines  www.united.com/meetingtravel and enter (Z CODE: ZEZU AND AGREEMENT CODE: 693090) in the Offer Code box. or call United Meeting Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations. 

 


 

2018 National Neuroendocrine Cancer

Patient Conference

The 2018 National Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference is right around the corner!

Mid-gut noids, Lungnoids, P-NET patients, Whipple patients and OTHER NET PATIENTS- get ready for another fantastic lineup. Some of the topics are brand-new, sprinkled in with advice from the EXPERTS on the top issues faced by NET patients.

Build your knowledge and become a better advocate for your health! Please join us for the most exciting and informative patient conference of 2018! 2-1/2 days, 20 experts on neuroendocrine cancer, over 500 patients and their families, awesome presentations and panel discussions and networking, networking, networking PLUS some fun activities too. It’s a can’t-miss experience.

AGENDA

Please join us for the most exciting and informative patient conference of 2018! 2-1/2 days, 30 experts on neuroendocrine cancer, over 500 patients and their family, awesome presentations and panel discussions, networking, networking, networking PLUS some fun activities too. It's a can't miss experience.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Registration

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 1- New Patient Orientation

Thomas O’Dorisio, MD & Eugene Woltering, MD, FACS

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Sesision 2- You’ve Been Diagnosed with Lung NETs and DIPNCH: Now What?

Eric Liu, MD, FACS & Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 3- You’ve Been Diagnosed with the Rarest of the Rare: What’s Next?

Joseph Dillon, MD & Renuka Iyer, MD

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Helping Caregivers Cope

Hank Mulligan  Elizabeth Patton  Karalyn Faulkner  Greg Ziernicki

4:15 PM – 5:30 PM

The Voice of the Patient: How You Can Affect Your Care

Felicia Temple, RN  Ronda Ayala, RN  Judith Golz, RN  Dana Test, RN

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Welcome Reception- Here's your chance to meet your fellow attendees as well as the experts in a comfortable setting.

Special Guest- Felicia Temple from 'The Voice'

Friday, September 28, 2018

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration/Hospitality

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Opening Remarks

Maryann Wahmann & James Howe, MD

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Overview of NETs

Thorvardur Halfdanarson, MD

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Multidisciplinary Teams for Treating NETs

Judith Golz, RN

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

The Importance of Biomarkers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of NETs

Eugene Woltering, MD, FACS

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Pathology: The Impact and Behavior of Tumors

Laura Tang, MD

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM

What are the Types of Scans and their Purposes

Salvador Borges-Neto, MD

11:10 AM – 11:45 AM

Questions & Answers

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:40 PM

Surgery for your Pancreatic NET

James Howe, MD

1:40 PM – 2:20 PM

Surgery for Mid-Gut NET

Yi-Zarn Wang, DDS, MD, FACS-PC

2:20 PM – 3:20 PM

Patient Advocacy and End of Life Care

Maryann Wahmann & Eugene Lovelace

3:20 PM – 3:40 PM

Break

3:40 PM – 4:10 PM

Importance of Shared Patient Tissue Bank

Renuka Iyer, MD

4:10 PM – 5:00 PM

Questions & Answers

5:00 PM – 5:10 PM

Closing Remarks

Maryann Wahmann

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

ZEBRAS HAVE TALENT: A TALENT SHOW FOR ATTENDEES!

Special Guest Judges: Felicia Temple, RN & Steve Mazan

Saturday, September 29, 2018

7:30 AM – 6:00 PM

Registration/Hospitality

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Recap and Overview

Maryann Wahmann & James Howe, MD

8:30 AM – 9:15 AM

How to Treat NETs and Carcinoid Syndrome with SSA’s and Other Related Therapies

Alexandria Phan, MD

9:15 AM – 10:10 AM

Use of Chemotherapies and Current Clinical Trials

Lowell Anthony, MD, FACP

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM

What are the Current Treatment for Liver Metastases  (incl RFA)

David Iannitti, MD, FACS

11:10 AM – 11:50 AM

What is Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy

Edward Wolin, MD, FACS

11:50 AM – 12:20 PM

Questions & Answers

12:20 PM – 1:45 PM

Lunch

1:45 PM – 2:25 PM

How to Prevent Damage and Treat Carcinoid Heart Disease

Heidi Connolly, MD

2:25 PM – 3:05 PM

Are there Genetics/Familial Links in NETs

Sue O’Dorisio, MD, PhD

3:05 PM – 3:20 PM

Break

3:20 PM – 4:00 PM

Best Diets for NET Patients

Leigh Ann Burns, MS, LDN, RD

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Questions and Answers

4:30 PM – 4:45 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

REFUNDS MUST BE REQUESTED BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1ST. ALL REFUNDS ARE SUBJECT TO A $25 PER REGISTRATION CANCELLATION FEE..