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NET Cancer is the FASTEST growing class of CANCER worldwide

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Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) Overview

  • Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are abnormal growth of cells (neoplasms) that arise from cells of the diffuse neuroendocrine system.
  • NETs are considered complex tumours because both tumor growth and hormonal function must be addressed.
  • NETs are most common in the lung or gastrointestinal system, but they can also originate in other parts of the body such as the thyroid, thymus, pancreas, adrenals, paraganglia, ovaries and testes.
  • NETs are classified as functional (produce hormones that cause symptoms), or non-functional (may or may not produce hormones and do not cause hormonal symptoms).
  • The cause of NETs is currently unknown.
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SUPPORT LINES:

416-628-3189

Toll Free: 1-844-628-6788

CNETS NEWS

#HoofingIt launches at Peggy’s Cove July 1

July 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on #HoofingIt launches at Peggy’s Cove July 1

HOOFING IT - The summer-long fundraiser launched at Peggy's Cove on July 1st. Sharon Needham, lung neuroendocrine cancer survivor and advocate; family, friends, supporters kicked-off HOOFING IT with a 5km walk along Peggy's Cove [...]

#HoofingIt fundraiser launches at Peggy’s Cove July 1

July 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on #HoofingIt fundraiser launches at Peggy’s Cove July 1

#HoofingIt across Canada to fight one of the fastest-growing class of cancers   Canadian Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (CNETS) launches fundraising challenge at Peggy’s Cove July 1, 2020 HALIFAX­ – Neuroendocrine cancer patients, survivors, [...]

Health Canada Approval of NETSPOT®

April 7th, 2020|Comments Off on Health Canada Approval of NETSPOT®

Advanced Accelerator Applications Announces Health Canada Approval of NETSPOT® Diagnostic Imaging Agent Kit to Detect Neuroendocrine Tumours NETSPOT® is the first and only kit for the preparation of gallium (68Ga) oxodotreotide injection for [...]

New Delivery System for Somatuline® Autogel®

January 7th, 2020|Comments Off on New Delivery System for Somatuline® Autogel®

Ipsen Announces the Availability of the Newly Designed Delivery System for Somatuline® Autogel® (lanreotide injection) Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada Inc. today announced the availability of a new delivery system for Somatuline® Autogel® (lanreotide injection) 60, 90, [...]

President’s Message – Summer NETNEWS

June 4th, 2019|Comments Off on President’s Message – Summer NETNEWS

It is my pleasure to once again share a quick note on the work of CNETS Canada over the past several months.  As always, we have been incredibly busy and are happy to report [...]

AWARENESS COMMITTEE / COMITÉ SENSIBILISATION

May 10th, 2019|Comments Off on AWARENESS COMMITTEE / COMITÉ SENSIBILISATION

CNETS Canada is looking for volunteers to join our NET Cancer Awareness Committee.  Specific knowledge of NETs or charitable experience is not required but will be considered an asset.  We are ideally looking for [...]

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CNETS PRIORITIES

SUPPORT

  • In-person peer-led support groups meetings
  • Dedicated patient email and phone support
  • Online private support groups for patients & caregivers

EDUCATION

  • Patient and caregiver education sessions across Canada
  • Robust online patient educational resources
  • Printed educational resources including the NET Reference Guide
  • Annual NET Medical and Scientific Meeting

AWARENESS

  • Raise awareness of NET cancer to the general public & the medical community
  • Participate in World NET Cancer Day Activities

ADVOCACY

  • Assist patients in advocating for access to treatments and diagnostics

RESEARCH

  • Fund Canadian NET cancer research projects