URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Medicare Diagnostic Radiopharmaceutical Payment Equity Act of 2019 (H.R. 3772)

Action Requested by November 1, 2019 On October 18, 2019, an opinion piece that NorCal CarciNET Community’s Josh Mailman opinion article (“CMS policy shouldn’t penalize those with rare disease”) was published by The Hill,  The opinion piece highlighted the challenges with the current method that Medicare/CMS use to pay for radiopharmaceuticals. This webpage provides more information on how this will impact NET patients and providers along with a  tool for those that are

Worldwide NET Cancer Day

Recently, while aimlessly browsing on the Internet, I discovered a website that was trying to encourage Google to make November 10th a Google Doodle to help raise awareness of NET Cancer Day. I don’t recall that happening, ever. I figure it’s August, so, now is the time to start getting these types of requests in place. Below, see my sample email that I sent to to suggest November 10th as NET

Coping with Cancer Survey

Northwoods NETs has received a request from East Tennessee State University to share a survey on coping with cancer to our community. Please see the letter and link for this survey below: Hello, my name is Jameson K. Hirsch, Ph.D., and I am a Clinical Psychologist at East Tennessee State University. I have received approval from the Institutional Review Board at my University to conduct a survey focused on well-being