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Carcinoid Conference 2004
The Current State of the Art in Diagnosis and Treatment of Carcinoid and Carcinoid Syndrome
Event Overview


Carcinoid 2004 took place on September 23rd through 25th at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Orleans. The conference was geared towards patients and their families, focusing on diagnosis and management of this rare disease.

The conference was designed to make patients with this rare disease aware of the most recent medical information concerning the diagnosis and management of their tumors. The twelve speakers included the world experts on carcinoid and carcinoid syndrome. These individuals presented the latest, often unpublished, updates on these tumors.

In addition, sessions on legal implications of having cancer, nutrition, end of life care, alternative medicine approaches to carcinoid and financial planning were presented. The conference kicked off on Thursday night with a social event and devoted Friday and Saturday to presentations for patients and their families.
Presentations


  • Introductions by Dr. Larry Hollier & Dr. Eugene Woltering
    Viewing time: 9 minutes
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  • What is Carcinoid and How Does It Affect You?
    Dr. Richard Warner, MD
    Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
    The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
    Viewing time: 62 minutes
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  • What are Peptides, Amines and Receptors? How Do They Work?
    Dr. Thomas M. O'Dorisio, MD
    Department: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology,
    Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
    Viewing time: 59 minutes
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  • What You Need to Know About Radioactive Particles and Their Friends like Indium,Yttrium and Lutetium
    Mr. Gregory Espenan
    Viewing time: 56 minutes
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  • What is New in Somatostatin Analog Therapy
    Dr. Lowell Anthony, MD FACP
    Associate Professor of Medicine Section of Medical Oncology
    The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans Louisiana
    Viewing time: 69 minutes
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  • Alternative Therapies: A Good Idea But is it Good Medicine?
    Dr. Mary Hardy
    Viewing time: 56 minutes
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  • Cancer and the Law - What You Need To Know
    Barbara Schwerin, JD
    Director, Cancer Legal Resource Center Adjunct Professor of Law
    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles California
    Viewing time: 67 minutes
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  • An Update on Therapy with Radiolabeled Somatostatin Analogs
    Dr Larry Kvols, MD
    Professor of Interdisciplinary Oncology and Section Head,
    Neuroendocrine Tumors, Gastrointestinal Tumor Program,
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
    Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Viewing time: 71 minutes
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  • An Update on the First 100 Patients Treated With High-Dose 111In Pentetreotide
    Dr Louis Linares
    Viewing time: 52 minutes
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  • The Role of Surgery, Cytoreduction, Chemoembolization and Liver Transplantation in Carcinoid
    Dr. Daniel Frey, MD FACS
    Professor of Surgery, Vice Chairman Department of Surgery
    Director of the Transplant Institute, Louisiana State University
    Health Sciences Center New Orleans
    Viewing time: 61 minutes
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  • The Role of Hospice in Carcinoid Patients
    Dr. Jay Thomas, MD
    Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
    Clinical Medical Director of the San Diego Hospice & Palliative Care
    University of California San Diego California
    Viewing time: 59 minutes
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  • The Role of Diet and Nutrition in Carcinoid Patients
    Mrs. Leigh Anne Geisler Burns, LDN/RD, CNSD Instructor of Clinical Medicine Department of Medicine
    Section of Nutrition Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    New Orleans Louisiana
    Viewing time: 71 minutes
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  • Financial Planning in Patients with Carcinoid
    Mr. Charles Kerwood

    [This presentation is not available due to technical issues.]
"This conference represents the cutting edge of medical information dispersal. Getting life saving information to patients with this exceedingly rare disease allows the patient to educate their local doctors rather than the usual paradigm in which physicians are the ones with the knowledge."

- Dr. Eugene Woltering of LSUHSC
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