Category: General Information

Did you miss it?

If you missed the special Rare Disease Day episode of Lifetime’s “The Balancing Act” which featured a segment on pheochromocytoma, never fear: The show’s YouTube channel contains the complete piece! While you’re there, head over to our channel to see our NET  Cancer Day PSAs, and view other patient stories. Want to share your experience…

Featured This Week: Catecholamines

If you’re a pheo patient, or if you know one, you’ve probably heard a lot about catecholamines. But, do you know what they are, and how they relate to pheochromocytoma? During last November’s Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma 2015 International Conference, Dr. Vitaly Kantorovich presented up-to-date information on catecholamines, and why both their levels and biochemical composition are important to…

Featured This Week: What Every Primary Doctor Needs to Know About Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma

If we had to list posts we’d like to see spread far and wide, Dr. Ruban Dhaliwal’s November presentation at the Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma 2015 International Conference would be one of our top picks. Primary care physicians are usually the first to encounter the symptoms of these tumors, and What Every Primary Doctor Needs to Know About Pheochromocytoma…

We’re on Facebook!

The title says it all… As of this week, the Pheo Para Project has its own Facebook page! On our page you will find information on pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma and news about our latest video projects. In addition – and most importantly – you will be able to connect with other patients and family members.…

#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…