The Multidisciplinary NET Medical Symposium presented by the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society was held on October 4-6 in Montreal, Quebec. Stephanie Alband, Executive Director of Pheo Para Alliance and President Elect of the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance, attended. In addition to updates on research and best clinical practices, highlights included:
- Patient advocacy representatives held a special session with leaders of NANETS to strategize on how patient advocacy organizations and NANETS can work together collaboratively.
- NANETS unveiled their 7-pillar strategic plan which included working with patients more closely
- Bonnie Bennett, Nurse Coordinator at UPenn Neuroendocrine Tumor Program won Allied Health Professional of the Year
- A handful of posters and oral abstracts focusing on pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma were shared