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October 2020
Volume 2 about us for patients for doctors resources events news
Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP, will be the featured guest for CCF's Luncheon with the Experts Facebook LIVE series on Thursday, October 8 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time.
Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP
Robert Ramirez, DO, FACP, medical oncologist, has clinical and research interests in neuroendocrine tumors of the lung including DIPNECH, typical and atypical carcinoids, as well as lung cancer, specifically non-small cell and small cell cancers. Dr. Ramirez splits his clinical and research duties between the Ochsner Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Program and the Ochsner Kenner/LSU Multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Clinic (NOLANETS). He is active in clinical trial design as well as teaching.
This Facebook LIVE event will be hosted by Rain Bennett, a longtime CCF filmmaker and dear friend of the NET community. To view the program come to CCF's Facebook page,, at noon Eastern Time.  There is no need to register and there is no special link. 
Viewers are welcome to pose questions for Dr. Ramirez during the live program.
If you are on Facebook but unable to join at the scheduled time, the presentations will remain permanently on CCF’s Facebook page in the Video section,
And for anyone not on Facebook, each of the presentations will be available on CCF’s YouTube channel, receive notifications of all new videos on our YouTube channel, click Subscribe and sign up to receive notifications each time a new video is uploaded.

With special thanks to TerSera Therapeutics, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
Luncheon with the Experts on Facebook LIVE
October 15, Steve Mazan, stand-up comedian, inspirational speaker, and 15-year NET cancer survivor. Upon being diagnosed, Steve decided to dedicate himself to reaching his longtime dream of performing on The Late Show with David Letterman. Steve’s inspiring story of battling cancer while trying to reach his ultimate dream of performing on The Late Show lead to an award-winning documentary entitled “Dying to Do Letterman,” which aired country-wide and is available on iTunes and Amazon.
October 22, Pat & Chuck Murphy. It was 2004 and Pat and Chuck were preparing to move to a new home – life was good, personally and professionally. Then Pat suddenly developed what the doctor thought was bronchitis. When she went into heart failure they discovered a neuroendocrine tumor on her bronchus. Chuck became the researcher, the person Pat could turn to for answers, for emotional support, for loving care; he is her advocate.
October 29, Alexandria Phan, MD, FACP, hematologist-medical oncologist, specializes in treating patients with cancers of the gastrointestinal system, cancer of unknown primary, neuroendocrine tumors of any primary site, GIST (gastrointestinal stromal tumor), thyroid and parathyroid cancers. “I believe that every patient’s cancer treatment should be personalized, and that cancer care should be based on scientific evidence and best practices,” says Dr. Phan. “I remind myself daily that what I do is a privilege.”
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