CA Carcinoid Fighters Seminar 2003
 Santa Ana,

Carcinoid Treatment Today & Tomorrow

This Conference was brought to you by The California Carcinoid Fighters
and was under written through a generous grant from Novartis Oncoloyg.
 Specail thanks to the assistance provided by The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
and The Wellness Community-South Bay Cities

Click here for - Photographs from this Conference, October 24 & 25, 2003, Santa Ana, California

Friday, October 24, 2003
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Welcome & Reception with finger foods and nibbles

Saturday, October 25, 2003 
7:00 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast shall be served, NO standing in buffet lines
7:50 a.m.  Welcome & Introduction
8:00 a.m.  Richard Warner, M.D. "Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrone: What Are They,
                     How They Behave, and How They are Diagnosed"
9:00 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.  Short Break
9:05 a.m.  Thomas M. O'Dorisio, M.D.  " Peptides and Amines: What Are They and What Do They Do"
10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.  Short Break
10:15 a.m.  Rodney Pommier, M.D. "Management of Carcinoid"
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Short Break
11:30 a.m.  Kjell Öberg, M.D.  "The Role of Interferon in Patients With Carcinoid and Other Neuroendocrine Tumors"
12:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.  Lunch shall be served, NO standing in buffet lines
1:50 p.m.  Eugene Woltering, M.D.  "New Concepts in the Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors:
                      What's New, What's Not and What's Hot"
2:50 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Short Break
3:00 p.m.   Larry Kvols, M.D.  "Radiolabeled Somatostatin Analogs:  Their Use In Diagnosis and Therapy"
4:00 p.m.   Concluding Remarks

Sunday, October 26, 2003
8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Breakfast for Carcinoid Support Group Leaders, hosted by Howard & Susan Anderson

Location:  Doubletree, 201 East MacArthur Blvd., Santa Ana, CA 92707

California Carcinoid Fighters -- Board of Directors

Click on image to see a larger picture of the CalCF Board of Directors.

November 2001
Stephen Pazan, President
Nik Neville, Publicity
Morris Bialick, Treasurer
Susan Anderson, Board Member
Terry Wright, Secretary

May 4, 2002
Stephen Pazan, President
     Morris Bialick, Treasurer  
Nik Neville, Publicity
     Terry Wright, Secretary
Dr. Eugene Woltering, (Medical Advisor)  
     Susan Anderson, (Arizona representative)

Oct. 2003
Susan Anderson, Board Member
Pat Gerenday, Secretary
Stephen Pazan, President
Morris Bialick, Treasurer

Oct. 2003
Dr. Eugene Woltering
Medical Advisor

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Some of the presentations from this conference are in the Conference Presentations section.  Click here



For Carcinoid patients, family, friends and medical professionals

Saturday October 25, 2003

Doubletree Hotel Santa Ana/Orange County Airport
201 East MacArthur Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Meet six of the world's leading clinicians and researchers on carcinoid and neuro-endocrine tumors

Speakers starting at 8 AM:

Larry Kvols M.D.
Kjell Öberg M.D.
Thomas O'Dorisio M.D.
Rodney Pommier M.D.
Richard Warner M.D.
Eugene Woltering M.D.

Registration and Breakfast at 7 AM
-- Lunch Included
 Friday October 24 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM: pre-registration check-in and informal networking

Registration is $25 payable by check or money order and will be accepted in the order received.
Attendance is limited to 250


For hotel reservations:
call the Doubletree Registration #1-800-222-8722 or 1-714-825-8733
or register online:  click here Doubletree Online Registration (group/convention code is CAR)

Mention the "Carcinoid Seminar" for the special room rate and to request "special needs".

Coordinated by
California Carcinoid Fighters (CalCF)
Underwritten through a generous grant from
Novartis Oncology

For more information visit the CalCF website  
or contactt Tom May of The Wellness Community-South Bay Cities  
1-310-376-3550 extension 22

Saturday October 25, 2003
MAIL the completed registration form below with your check or money order, $25 per person,
made payable to “California Carcinoid Fighters Seminar 2003” to:
California Carcinoid Fighters, PMB # 231, 17939 Chatsworth Street, Granada Hills, CA 91344-5606 

Registration is limited to the first 250 people who register.
Registration Deadline is October 10, 2003


Name ________________________________________________________

Address ______________________________________________________

City ____________________________ State _____ Zip _______________

Phone number _________________________________________________

Spouse/Caregiver’s Name ________________________________________

Number attending conference: ________________

E-mail Address: ________________________

Do you wish to include your Email address on registration roster?  Yes____   No____

Will you attend an Informal WELCOME RECEPTION, Friday night (Oct. 24, 2003)
       at the hotel?  Yes__ No __

Confirmation of receipt for registration will be made via mail or e-mail.
Those wishing overnight accommodations must call the Doubletree Hotel 
       1-714-825-3333  or 1-800-222-8733
Mention the "Carcinoid Seminar" for special room rate and request "special needs"
For more information about the Doubletree Hotel  CLICK HERE

 For additional information contact Tom May of The Wellness Community-South Bay Cities
1-310-376-3550 extension 22
Doubletree Map and Information  CLICK HERE

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   Below is a list of links that was in the registration packet at the
               Carcinoid Conference in Santa Ana, CA, October 25, 2003
                   ALL of these links and many more are on the opening page of this web site. 

     Resources for Carcinoid Patients, Families and Friends

               Compiled by “Sunny” Susan L. Anderson, Sept. 2003

          Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc. (CCF)

California Carcinoid Fighters (CalCF) 
Association of Cancer Online Resources
FDA Approves Sandostatin (1988)
Sandostatin & Sandostatin LAR info from Novartis
Sando LAR mixing & injection instructions
5-HIAA (urine test)
Serotonin, Whole Blood
Serotonin, Serum & Whole Blood
Peg Intron-A (Peginterferon alfa-2b)
Combination Therapy: Octreotide & Alfa-Interferon
Liver Tumor Ablation Program
Treatments for liver metastases.
Color Photos of Malignant Carcinoid
Carcinoid Malignancy
Clinical Trials
"Coping With Carcinoid Diarrhea"
Diagnostic Imaging
Laboratory Tests
Lab Tests On-Line
"Nutritional Concerns For The Carcinoid Patient”
Nutrition News Focus
Cancer & Nutrition 
Quack Watch -- battles health related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies
Rosacea - flushing with "adult acne"
RxMed - Family Physicians Site - drug monographs
RxList - The Internet Drug Index
PharmWeb - Drug Information
Medical Dictionary from Cancer Web
Medical Glossary
Medical Dictionary from MedicineNet
Medical Encyclopedia via MEDLINE plus
MdHub - for doctor and patient communications
Web MD - general medical information
Medicine Online
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO),1003,_12-002138,00.asp
Cancer Support & Resources from National Cancer Institute
Coping With Cancer from National Cancer Institute
American Medical Association
Society of Interventional Radiology (they do CE's and RFA's)
Society of Nuclear Medicine (they do OctreoScans)
Journal of the American Medical Assoc. (JAMA)
A Pathologist is
Radiological Society of North America
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Standard clinical guidelines for various procedures
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
National Cancer Institute (Cancer Web)
National Institute of Health's Office of Alternative Medicine
National Organization of Rare Diseases (NORD)
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Patient Advocate Foundation
R. A. Bloch Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Steve Dunn's Cancer Guide
Univ. of Penn.'s OncoLink  
Cancer Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY City
Journey of The Heart - A Healing Place in CyberSpace
Therapeutic Humor  
The Wellness Community   (National information)
Advance Care Planning: Dorothy Garske Foundation
Today's Caregiver Online
Pain Management
Pain Partners
National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA)
Last Acts: Care and Caring at the End of Life
Hospice with world-wide listings
Personal Stories
Personal Web Pages
Local Carcinoid Support Groups
YAHOO Carcinoid Mailing-List
ACOR Mailing-List

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CANCELED as of 5 October 2003


8 AM - 5 PM (for Medical Professionals)

Jointly sponsored by the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine and California Carcinoid Fighters.
General surgeons, surgical oncologists, endocrinologists, oncologists, gastroenterologists, radiologists, internists, other specialists and other healthcare professionals will have a "once in a lifetime" opportunity to learn about carcinoid cancer from a panel of world renowned physicians. At the conclusion of the lectures, participants will be able to identify the signs and symptoms of carcinoid syndrome; cite how the location of the carcinoid tumors affects its presentation and the co-occurrence of the carcinoid syndrome; discuss the effectiveness of somatostatin analogs and other treatment modalities in the control of carcinoid syndrome and tumor growth.
Physicians and healthcare professionals from 37 states and Canada are expected to attend this unique program.
Physicians and other healthcare providers will earn CME credits during this full day program.

Canceled as of 5 October 2003  For more information and to sign up go to PROGRAM / CME Brochure (click here)  
CALL The Wellness Community - South Bay Cities (TWC-SBC) for details.
Redondo Beach, California 90277
Phone: 310-376-3550
Fax: 310-372-2094

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