THE OBJECTIVES OF CNETS ARE:
to provide workshops and seminars on issues dealing with conditions associated with carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumour diseases;
to establish support groups to provide support services for those affected by carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumour diseases;
to increase awareness of and educate the public and health care professionals on carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumours, their diagnosis, treatment and management; and
to support cancer research by gifting funds to other registered charities or organizations that are otherwise qualified donees as defined in subsection 149.1(1) of the Income Tax Act.
The Carcinoid-NeuroEndocrine Tumour Society (CNETS) – Canada was formed in 2007 to assist the Canadian community, primarily patients, with this type of disease.
The Canadian Government confirmed CNETS Canada’s charitable status effective February 1, 2008. Charitable Registration Number: 85623 3986 RR0001
In January 2020, the name of the organization was changed to the Canadian Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (CNETS)