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July 2020
Volume 3 about us for patients for doctors resources events news

Erik Mittra, MD, PhD, will be the featured guest for CCF's new Luncheon with the Experts Facebook LIVE series on Thursday, July 16 from 12 noon to 1 pm, Eastern Time.

Dr. Erik Mittra will be the featured guest for Luncheon with the Experts
Dr. Mittra is Division Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, where he is also Associate Professor of Diagnostic Radiology, School of Medicine. Dr. Mittra is interested in all aspects of nuclear medicine imaging, therapy, and research. This includes adult and pediatric general nuclear medicine imaging with gamma camera and SPECT, PET imaging for oncology, cardiac, and neurologic applications, as well as bone densitometry (DXA imaging). Targeted Radioisotope Therapies (TRT), such as peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT), are of particular interest and he is a nationally-recognized expert in this area. His research focuses on the clinical translation of novel radioisotopes for imaging and therapy. 
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. Mittra during the live program. 
Luncheon with the Experts on Facebook Live
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 Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, sponsor of the Luncheon with the Experts series.
Luncheon with the Experts on Facebook LIVE

July 23, Xavier Keutgen, MD, surgical oncology, University of Chicago Medical Center

July 30, Catherine Bouvier, CEO, Neuroendocrine Cancer UK; President, International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance; previously a NET nurse specialist
August 6, James Howe, MD, surgical oncology, University of Iowa

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