2017 NET Cancer Conference | Iowa City

Event Details

It’s finally here! Get ready for a day of presentations featuring neuroendocrine cancer experts- doctors with information that can change your life!

Some of the topics are brand-new and just published, sprinkled in with advice from the EXPERTS on the top issues faced by NET patients. Topics that will be covered are useful to an audience of all levels, including patients, family members and caretakers of patients.

Plus, you’ll get to network with dozens of other patients who understand what you are going through and share your concerns. This is a perfect opportunity to build your knowledge and become a better advocate for your health!


Please join us on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 for the not-to-be-missed 2017 Iowa Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference in Iowa City. Dr. Tom O’Dorisio, Dr. Sue O’Doriso, Dr. James Howe and other experts will be there to give you the information you need to make sure you get the best treatment possible in your fight against neuroendocrine cancer

2017 Iowa Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Conference Agenda

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM Welcome / You Need to be Your Own Advocate Maryann Wahmann, NCAN
9:15 AM – 9:55 AM Overview of Care Thomas O’Dorisio MD
9:55 AM – 10:25 AM Targeted Therapies Chandrikha Chandrasekharan, MBBS
10:25 AM – 10:40 AM Break
10:40 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
PRRT David L. Bushnell Jr. MD
Yusef Menda, MD
11:20 AM – Noon Surgical Therapies for Neuroendocrine Cancer Patients James R. Howe V MD
Noon – 1 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM A New Way to Control Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms Joseph Dillon, MD
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Life for the Neuroendocrine Cancer Patient Tom O’Dorisio, MD Maryann Wahmann, Ronda Ayala RN
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break
2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
2:45 PM –  3:00  PM
3:00 PM –  3:15   PM
Research Findings from Iowa NET SPORE M. Sue O’Dorisio MD
Kim Miller, RN
Kristin Gaimari-Varver, RN
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Question and Answer Session Physician Panel