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Friday, April 12, 2024

8:00 am – 2:45 pm EST

In-person or virtually
Law Auditorium | Jordan Medical Education Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104


The 13th Annual Focus on Neuroendocrine Tumors, a patient and caregiver program is designed to address the personal and medical issues of those whose lives have been affected by neuroendocrine tumors. Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our expert speakers. Receive hope and support by networking with others. Attend in-person or virtually from the convenience of your home or office. 

Who Should Attend

Newly diagnosed, currently in treatment, or long-term survivor of:

  • Gastrointestinal Tract NETs including:
    • Pancreatic NET (hereditary or sporadic)
    • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (gastrinomas)
    • Insulinomas
    • Alimentary tract NETs (foregut, midgut, or hindgut)
    • Functional (carcinoid syndrome)
    • Non-functional
  • Bronchial, Thymic, and Carcinoid in other locations
  • Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas including hereditary and sporadic forms
  • Hereditary Syndromes associated with Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Family or caregiver

Learning Objectives

After attending patients and families will be able to:

  • Identify the latest advances in neuroendocrine tumor treatment
  • Identify strategies for follow-up care related to survivorship and late effects of neuroendocrine tumor treatment
  • Demonstrate patient-active behavior in working with the healthcare team to make ongoing treatment decisions

For additional information please contact Jema Varnie at jema.varnie@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.