On Friday, April 12th, the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation joined in partnership with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to host its 5th annual Los Angeles Patient Seminar. In attendance were 140 patients, families and caregivers. Another 85 people joined the education event via online viewing.
Attendees participated in several lectures led by expert physicians and researchers. Dr. George Fisher, associate professor and Director of Clinical Trials at the Stanford Cancer Institute began the day with a primer on NETs. Next, Dr. Edward Wolin, Co-Director of the Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumor Program at Cedars-Sinai, gave an overview of current clinical trials and PRRT to the audience. CFCF's Director of Research, Lauren Erb, updated the audience on new research and results of CFCF funded projects.