NCAN Carolinas


Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
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Crowne Plaza Charleston Airport Convention Center 
4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd
Charleston, SC 29418

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Maryann Wahmann 
Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network 
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2019 Carolina Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference 

About This Event

    Hal Gerstein MD         Yi-Zarn Wang MD     Salvatore Borges MD    Marcelo Guimaraes MDGerstein Hal MD    Wang Yi-Zarn MD   Salvatore Borges MD     Guimaraes Marcelo MD

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, March 2, 2019 for the not-to-be-missed Carolina Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference in Charleston. Dr. Salvatore Borges from Duke University, Dr. Yi-Zarn Wang from Baylor, Dr. Hal Gerstein of the Cancer  Institute of Long Island and Dr. Marcelo Guimaraes 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.

      Registration includes your continental breakfast, buffet lunch,               2 coffee breaks and snacks.

Register Now! $20 pp 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast


9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Welcome / Why You Need to be Your Own Advocate

 Maryann Wahmann                             Executive Director, NCAN

9:30 AM – 10:10 AM

An Overview of NETs


10:10 AM – 10:55 AM

Interventional Radiology for Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients

 Marcelo Guimaraes MD FSIR             Director, Vascular & Interventional   Radiology                                   Medical University of South   Carolina

10:55 AM – 11:10 AM



11:10 AM – 11:50 AM

What Can Be Done When Your Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastasizes to the Liver? 

 Yi-Zarn Wang, MD                           Chairman of the NET Research &   Treatment Center                      Baylor University Medical Center

11:50 AM – 12;30 PM

Question and Answer

 Physician Panel

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM



1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

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

 Patient Panel                                   Maryann Wahmann             Executive Director, NCAN    Kathleen Cartland                               Executive Director, Charleston Area   Sports Commission                             Roger Jones                                         President, Companion Associates,   Charleston, SC

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Clinical Trials- What’s Coming for Treatment of NETs                          The Importance of Controlling Serotonin in NET Patients

 Hal Gerstein, MD                                  Medical Director                       Cancer Institute of Long Island

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM



3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Diagnostic Scans and PRRT for NET Patients

 Salvadore Borges-Neto, MD   Professor of Radiology (Nuclear   Medicine)                                           Duke University Medical Center

4:00 PM – 4:45 PM

Question and Answer

Physician Panel

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