NETs – the media is talking about it! Below are some recent press articles on NETs.

Locating neuroendocrine tumours to the nearest mm

The CHUS Research Centre (CRCHUS) has become the first institution in the world to use gallium 68 produced by a cyclotron in patients. This radioisotope can be used to improve diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine cancer, a rare form of cancer.

Multifocal pancreatic PPoma in the setting of MEN1: Case report and review of literature

Functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs) that express pancreatic polypeptide-PPomas-do not yet have a pathognomonic clinical syndrome associated with them due to their overall rarity and diverse symptoms. Moreover, in patients with MEN1, the often multifocal nature of pNETs presents a unique clinical issue.

The Oncolytic Virus Found – Virus in the service of humanity

The Oncolytic Virus Fund was started to support research on a new approach to treating neuroendocrine cancer. Over the last 30 years, the number of people diagnosed with such cancers has increased fivefold. Public awareness of this form of cancer spread when the founder of Apple, Steve Jobs, died of pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer.

Apple watch helps to spot rare tumor in 12 year old

Apple’s technology has come handy several times in saving people’s lives. This time, a young girl’s family has credited the heart monitoring features of Apple Watch to save her life, by helping her to discover cancer rarely seen in children. Apple Watch’s heart rate notifications feature is available on the Watch SE, Watch 7 as well as newly launched Watch 8 and Watch Ultra.

Fox’s Terry Bradshaw reveals he’s been treated for bladder and skin cancer

When Fox Sports’ NFL Sunday crew returned with the season starting last month, it was clear that something was different about Hall of Famer quarterback Terry Bradshaw.

For one thing, he looked heavier and an incident on last week’s show made him realize that he needs to look after his health.

Fedez Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour diagnosis

Italian rapper Federico Lucia, better known as Fedez shared his Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour diagnosis with the world.

At 32 years old Fedez has advised he has undergone successful surgery to have the tumour removed – and early diagnosis was key. He says we have “more chance if neuronendocrine tumor discovered sooner”.


The Crown - Olivia Williams

In Season 5 of “The Crown” the royal family are facing what may be their biggest challenge yet: proving their continued relevance in ‘90s Britain.

This interview featuring stars Dominic West and Olivia Williams, who play Prince Charles and Camilia Parker Bowles in the series, was also taped on World Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Day.

Thank you to Olivia Williams for promoting and raising awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancer during this interview for the Crown.

Olivia Williams nearly ‘starved to death’ due to deadly cancer mistaken as menopause

Olivia Williams

THE CROWN actress Olivia Williams suffered from four years of severe cancer symptoms before she was accurately diagnosed and treated. During that time doctors repeatedly told her she was perimenopausal.

Olivia Williams, 53, perhaps best known for her roles in The Sixth Sense, Anna Karenina, and more recently as Camilla Parker Bowles in The Crown, was interrupted by an abrupt email on set for a film. The email, which would move her to tears, diagnosed her with pancreatic cancer – the killer of 26 people every day. On the one hand, it ended four years of confusion and a misdiagnosis but on the other would mark the beginning of her invasive treatment.