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NET Cancer Awareness Day 2017

Northwoods NETS is pleased to announce that Senator Mark Dayton has proclaimed Friday, November 10th, NET Cancer Awareness Day in the state of Minnesota. We thank Governor Dayton for his continued recognition of this unusual cancer. It is estimated that approximately 300 Minnesotans are diagnosed with each year with this poorly understood disease. NETS, also known as neuroendocrine tumors, are considered rare tumors that have either benign or malignant behaviors.

Press Release | Governor Dayton Proclaims November 10 as NET Cancer Day 2016

NORTHWOODS NETS Minnesota Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Contact: Dawn Marie Peterson 612.314.9997 PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 7, 2016 GOVERNOR MARK DAYTON PROCLAIMS NOVEMBER 10, 2016 AS NET CANCER AWARENESS DAY This NET Cancer Day is a very special one for survivor Dawn Marie Peterson, co-founder of the newly-formed Minnesota non-profit Northwoods NETS, an organization whose mission is to support a high quality of life for

NET Cancer Day in Minnesota - 2016

We are pleased to announce that Governor Dayton has proclaimed Thursday, November 10, 2016 as NET Cancer Day in the state of Minnesota. This is the fifth year that he has offered his support in raising awareness for rare neuroendocrine cancers. The proclamation reads as follows: State of Minnesota PROCLAMATION Whereas:  Neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) often develop into cancer and, if left untreated, can result in serious illness and death; and

Worldwide NET Cancer Day

NORTHWOODS NETS Contact: Dawn Marie Peterson 612.314.9997   GOVERNOR MARK DAYTON PROCLAIMS NOVEMBER 10, 2015 AS NET CANCER DAY Just a year after a Burnsville woman lost her mother to pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer—the cancer that took the life of entrepreneur Steve Jobs—her youngest son was diagnosed with the same type of tumors in his pancreas. The following year, another teenage son was also diagnosed with this disease.

35W Bridge Shows off its Stripes in Support of NET Cancer Day!

NORTHWOODS NETS Press Release Contact: Dawn Marie Peterson Email: Phone: 612.314.9997 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 A.M. CST, November 10, 2014 35W Bridge SHOWS OFF ITS STRIPES in Support of NET Cancer Day MINNEAPOLIS, MN:  If the 35W Bridge appears to be wearing stripes tonight, it is! Monday, November 10 is worldwide NET Cancer Day. NET cancers, caused from rare neuroendocrine tumors or NETS, are the “zebras” of the cancer