Welcome to the Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN)

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

2014 - Advocacy Award

Maryann Wahmann has presented to numerous groups and industry professionals including nearly 40 patient conferences, Novartis, Covidien, Ipsen, Lexicon, Mallinckrodt, and the American Society of Endocrine Surgeons.

2016 National NET Cancer Patient Conference
Registration has opened!

See our latest video from the 2015 12th Annual 'Celebration of Life' Gala.


What is Neuroendocrine Cancer?

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is the umbrella term for a group of unusual, often slow- growing cancers, which arise from neuroendocrine cells found throughout the body. For years this group of cancers was identified as a specific disease called carcinoid. This term is being slowly replaced in medical literature by the term NETs.

National NET Patient Conference September 2014, see videos on our YouTube channel. Click Here



“For years, NCAN has been there
for patients as they strive stead-
fastly to educate the medical
community about these orphan
tumors. CCAN is there for you
and they deserve to have all of
us in their corner as well.” -MD

"NCAN has changed
my life… also has helped my
children, siblings, cousins,
…since I am of the rare breed
with a family history of
Carcinoid. I am truly grateful for
their direction." -Patient

What's Newsworthy?

New Patients- Ask for your FREE comprehensive NET / Carcinoid Cancer information packet. Click Here

New netcancerawareness Blog!

Click here to read!

2016 National Net Patient Conference
Click Below

New York NET Cancer Support Group Meeting
Sunday  April 17, 2016   1pm to 3 pm
225 Community Drive Suite 160 Great Neck, NY 11021
RSVP by calling 516 781 7814

Wednesday October 9th or Sunday October 12th
Please contact us to inquire!
Phone : 516 -781-7814 / 1-866-850-9555
Email : info@netcancerawareness.org

NY support group BBQ June 4th 
Call for details.
Phone : 516 -781-7814 / 1-866-850-9555

June 11, 2016 - Lungnoid Conference Denver Marriott City Center
1701 California St., Denver, CO 80202
Click Here to Register Now!

August 27, 2016-Uncork a Cure for NET Cancer Osprey’s Dominion
44075 Main Rd. Peconic, Long Island, NY 11958 Registration opening soon

October 22, 2016
8th Annual Strides for Stripes Zebra Walk Eisenhower Park

East Meadow, NY - Parking Field 5
Registration opening soon

The whole month of November Virtual Walk
Registration opening soon

November 10, 2016
Worldwide NET Cancer Day

November 12, 2016
The 13th Annual “Celebration of Life” Gala
The Sterling

345 Hicksville Road, Bethpage, NY11714.
Registration opening soon