Author: sarareneewhite

Remembering Lori

Our condolences to Erin, Julie, and their family. We are sad to report that pheo has taken another life all too soon. Stories like Lori Kozempel’s emphasize the painful reality of pheochromocytoma; we know too little and we must help patients and medical professionals learn how to diagnose early. Julie Yankanich, Lori’s daughter, is telling…

#netcancerday

It’s NET* Cancer Day! Read on to learn why today is so important. Why do we need this day? Too frequently patients are misdiagnosed when presenting symptoms of NET cancer. Common misdiagnoses are IBS, asthma, diabetes. Patients with pheochromocytoma often have their symptoms attributed to anxiety, menopause, hypertension, and thyroid disorders. The average patient with…