Welcome to the Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN)
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.
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.
“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
2015 12th Annual 'Celebration of Life' Gala
November 14, 2015
The Sterling, Bethpage, NY
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National NET Patient Conference September 2014, see videos on our YouTube channel. Click Here