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.
We are about a month away from NET Cancer Day, an international awareness day to help shine a light on neuroendocrine cancers. There are many ways you can help to make an impact on this upcoming NET Cancer Day: Talk to your friends and family about your disease Host an event in your neighborhood – a walk, dinner or a vigil Share NET Cancer Day events and ribbons on your social
NORTHWOODS NETS Minnesota Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Cancer Support firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dawn Marie Peterson email@example.com 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
Northwoods NETS supports a high quality of life for neuroendocrine cancer survivors and caregivers through its website, education and support sessions, awareness and advocacy activities. It is through your generous contributions that we are able to continue this life affirming work. Northwoods NETS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Minnesota. All contributions to Northwoods NETS are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. We thank you for your support.
We had our first winter weather event strike on NET Cancer Day, which made travel around the Twin Cities difficult. That didn’t stop Izzy the Islet Cell Zebra from going down to Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis to see the 35W bridge over the Mississippi lit up in honor of NET Cancer Day. The sky was odd. It was still snowing around the Metro and it was bitterly cold on