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Drs. Meyerson, Thirlwell, and Nakakura discuss their research into the causes of small intestinal NETs.

Finding the Causes of Small Intestinal NETs

NETRF has funded a four-year study to search for the causes of small intestinal NETs. This multifaceted, multinational investigation puts the most sophisticated technology available to work — to demystify a peculiar presentation. It appears that a person's tumors may be molecularly very different from one another. (MORE)

NETs Around the World

Annually, the world's leading NET experts gather together to share information, ideas, and insights at the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) conference. What is the importance of an international gathering in advancing our knowledge of the disease? What happens when more than 1,500 individuals attend this meeting to work on your behalf? (MORE)

NANETS Announces Research Grant Opportunites

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) announced 2018 grant funding for scientific and clinical research of NET cancer, including the Basic Translational Science Investigator grant, funded by NETRF. The application deadline is June 13, 2018. (MORE)

NETRF Grant Announcement

NETRF will soon announce its 2018 grant opportunities. Sign up to be notified and watch your inbox for details. (MORE)
Education and Advocacy

The Secret Weapon for Fatigue 

It seems counter-intuitive...If you don't feel like moving, the best thing you can do is to move. But research shows that one of the best ways to combat cancer-related fatigue is with physical activity. See the latest suggestions on exercise and cancer from the Oncology Nursing Society. It's a great time of year to get up and get moving. (MORE) 


Join us for upcoming full-day educational conferences for patients and caregivers. NETRF is collaborating with local partners to help bring you all the latest information on advances in diagnosis and treatment. Speakers will address nuclear medicine, surgery, and interventional approaches. Plus, attendees will learn how to cope with side effects and symptoms with hands-on approaches to nutrition and wellness. (MORE) 
8 am - 2 pm, Friday, April 13
Philadelphia, PA 

Penn Medicine
Law Auditorium, Jordan Medical Education Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

8 am - 5 pm, Saturday,  May 19
Los Angeles, CA
UCLA Covel Commons
200 De Neve Drive

Research Today is the
Treatment of Tomorrow

By Ronny Allan
Guest blog from an internationally known NET cancer patient activist on the potential and promise of scientific and clinical research. Where can we hope to see breakthroughs? What is the patient's role in advancing cancer research? (MORE)
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Welcome Susan Payson

The NET Research Foundation welcomes Susan Payson as its Chief Development Officer. In this new post, Susan will work with NETRF leadership and donors to expand the organization's ability to fund transformational research to move us closer to more effective treatments for NET. (MORE)
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The mission of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for carcinoid, pancreatic, and related neuroendocrine cancers.

NETRF is a 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. To learn more,
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