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San Diego NET Cancer Patient Conference

June 3, 2023

Please join us at NCAN’s San Diego NET Patient Conference on June 3, 2023, at the Holiday Inn Bayside for a day of education, empowerment, and community. With a lineup of esteemed medical professionals and patient advocates, this conference promises to be an invaluable resource for NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor) patients and their loved ones. Included in your $20 registration is Breakfast, Lunch and Snacks!

The day kicks off with opening remarks by Maryann Wahmann, a passionate advocate for NET patients. Dr. Aman Chauhan, a leading NET specialist, will provide a comprehensive review of NET basics, ensuring that all patients, regardless of their level of familiarity with the condition, will gain valuable insights. One of the highlights of the conference is the session on the top 5 issues you must discuss with your doctor when you are diagnosed, led by Dr. Mary Maluccio. As NET diagnosis can be overwhelming, this session will empower patients with the knowledge they need to have informed conversations with their healthcare providers.

After a refreshing break, Dr. Alexandra Gangi will shed light on the importance of removing the primary Alexandra Gangi MDtumor and why it matters. Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero will then discuss the critical role of the endocrine oncologist as a key member of the NET treatment team. A panel of experts, moderated by Dr. Aman Chauhan, will engage in an interactive Q&A session, addressing questions from attendees and providing valuable insights into managing NETs. Lunch will be provided, offering an opportunity for networking and camaraderie among fellow patients and caregivers.

In the afternoon, Maryann Wahmann will share how NCAN (Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network) can provide support and resources to patients on their journey. A patient panel discussion and Q&A, featuring Maryann Wahmann, Mark Patton, and Lisa Yen, will highlight the value of being a good advocate for oneself and loved ones, emphasizing the importance of patient empowerment in managing NETs. Dr. Del Rivero 2022 Dr. Jaydira Del Rivero will then discuss the significance of controlling serotonin in NETs, providing practical tips for patients. Dr. Aman Chauhan will follow with a session on the nuts and bolts of being in a clinical trial, providing valuable insights into this treatment option for NET patients.

The conference will conclude with a panel of experts, moderated by Dr. Mary Maluccio, engaging in another informative Q&A session, followed by closing remarks by Maryann Wahmann. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from leading experts, connect with fellow patients and caregivers, and gain valuable insights into managing NETs. Register now for NCAN’s San Diego NET Patient Conference on June 3, 2023, and take a step towards empowering yourself in your journey with NETs. We look forward to seeing you there!