Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria 
901 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314


Driving Directions 

Hotel rooms

The Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria has rooms available.

To reserve a room please go to this link by April 3: ROOM RESERVATION LINK

You may also call direct at (877)317-5752 by April 3, 2019. Tell them you are part of the 'NCAN' meeting to receive the conference rate.


Do you need more information?

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

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2019 Virginia Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference 

About This Event

Please join us on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the not-to-be-missed Virginia Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference in Alexandria. Dr. Ed Wolin and Dr. Jerome Zacks from Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NY, Dr. Marybeth Hughes from Eastern Virginia Medial School, Dr. Aman Chauhan of the UK Markey Cancer Center and Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero from National Cancer Institute 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.

NCAN is pleased to collaborate with CACS to bring you a special feature of this conference:

'The Bea Lehming Memorial Lecture.'

featuring Dr. Jerome Zacks and Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero.

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

Register Now! $20 pp

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

Registration and Breakfast


8:45 AM – 9:15 AM

Welcome / Why You Need to be Your Own Advocate

Maryann Wahmann, NCAN

9:15 AM – 9:45 AM

An Overview of NETs  

Ed Wolin, MD

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Surgical Options for NET Patients 

Marybeth Hughes, MD

10:15 – 10:30



10:30 – 10:50

The Importance of Controlling Serotonin in NET Patients

Aman Chauhan, MD

10:50 – noon

Question and Answer

Physician Panel

Noon – 1:00 PM



1:00 PM – 1:10 PM

The Bea Lehming Memorial Lecture

Mitchell Berger

1:10 PM – 1:50 PM

Cardiac Heart Disease 

Jerome Zacks, MD

1:50 PM – 2:30 PM

Two Clinical Trials - Rare Tumor Study and PRRT Trial at the NCI

Jaydira Del Rivero, MD

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM



2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Clinical Trials- What’s Coming for Treatment of NETs

Ed Wolin, MD

3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Question and Answer

Physician Panel

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Patient Panel

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More Information

This is a full 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. 

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!