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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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Latest CNETS Canada News

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 [...]

68Ga-DOTATATE PET scan in Ontario

April 12th, 2019|Comments Off on 68Ga-DOTATATE PET scan in Ontario

68Ga-DOTATATE PET scan in Ontario Cancer Care Ontario has announced that as of April 1st, 2019, Ontario patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) meeting eligibility criteria are able to have their 68Ga-DOTATATE PET scan in Ontario [...]

2019 National NET Patient Conference LIVE-STREAM

March 26th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 National NET Patient Conference LIVE-STREAM

Join CNETS Canada 2019 National NET Patient Conference's video & audio conference by clicking the following link: https://freeman.meetngreet.ca/join/x1GxoRj3UO 2019 NATIONAL NET PATIENT CONFERENCE LIVE-STREAM Saturday April 6, 2019 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm [...]

CNETS Canada Board of Directors Announcement

March 4th, 2019|Comments Off on CNETS Canada Board of Directors Announcement

As we start 2019 we bid farewell to a long-time board member and welcome three new board members to CNETS Canada’s Board of Directors. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Silvia Steinhilber as she retires [...]

Jackie Herman Elected To The Board of INCA

January 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Jackie Herman Elected To The Board of INCA

Our very own Jackie Herman, CNETS Canada President was elected to the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA) on January 30th, 2019. INCA welcomed 2 new Directors to the INCA Board: Jackie Herman – Director [...]

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