Yearly Archives: 2017

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World NET Cancer Day a Success in Canada

On Friday, November 10th, 2017 – World NET Cancer Day, businesses and coffee shops around the world raised awareness about NETs using special coffee cups designed for the day. CNETS [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:10+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Awareness|Comments Off on World NET Cancer Day a Success in Canada

Diagnostic Scan – Ga68

The Gallium 68 scan, used with functional PET imaging, is a nuclear medicine scan that relies on the over-expression of somatostatin receptors to visualize tumours. NETs typically express several somatostatin receptor subtypes in [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:11+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Treatment News|Comments Off on Diagnostic Scan – Ga68

Somatuline (lanreotide) Access in Manitoba & Alberta

As we advised previously, in July of this year the Manitoba government issued a bulletin http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/mdbif/…/bulletins/bulletin93.pdf that indicated a change in the listing for Somatuline (from 1 to 3 and no access [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:11+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Treatment News|Comments Off on Somatuline (lanreotide) Access in Manitoba & Alberta

Caprelsa (vandetanib) for Medullary Thyroid NETs

Caprelsa is indicated for the treatment of symptomatic or progressive medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) in adult patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic disease.   An application for this drug was [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:11+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Treatment News|Comments Off on Caprelsa (vandetanib) for Medullary Thyroid NETs

Dr. Suzanne Richter

It is with profound sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. Suzanne Richter, Medical Oncologist on the NET team at London Health Sciences Centre.  This is [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:11+00:00 April 4th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Dr. Suzanne Richter

Thank you

Thank you to all our donors and volunteers! As we start anew into 2017, CNETS Canada would like to acknowledge and thank all our donors and volunteers for their generosity. [...]

By | 2018-05-07T18:28:11+00:00 February 15th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Thank you