The Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN) [transcript][audio]

Guest: Maryann Wahmann

Presenter: Neal Howard  

Guest Bio: Maryann Wahmann was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor in 2001, and is currently also living with carcinoid syndrome. She is one of the founders of the Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN), a nonprofit whose mission is to intensify awareness of neuroendocrine tumors and carcinoid cancer among the general public and in the medical community around the world. The organization assists patients, caregivers and support groups worldwide by providing access to important and updated information about the disease, and offers a hotline, organizes national and regional conferences, and hosts fundraisers, including an annual walk and a ‘Celebration of Life’ gala.

Segment overview: Maryann Wahmann, founder of The Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network, talks about patient education conferences that raise awareness of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and other rare cancers.

Transcript – TBU

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