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Our Latest Triumph!

Today, CFCF is thrilled to announce the results of research announced in Science, one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals.  Through a grant provided by the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered several key mutations in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are also known as islet cell or pancreatic endocrine tumors.  This significant finding holds the promise of improving patient diagnosis and treatment and brings the neuroendocrine cancer community closer to a cure.

CFCF has been focused, driven and determined to uncover scientific understanding and pursue a cure of these cancers.  Since 2005, CFCF has awarded $6 million and supported scientists in advancing neuroendocrine cancer understanding and discovery.

 Join us during this exciting time!  Help create more opportunities for neuroendocrine tumor understanding. 

 Call us to understand more about these scientific discoveries and what they mean for patients. 




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