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BellaSusie
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Joined: Nov 2011

Hello, I recently was diganosed with a carcinoid tumor in my face. It went from my lung to my faced. The area where I live is totally incompetent they played with my life since Feb this year. Then I went to FoxChase Ctr in Phila they did the same thing. I just found this site and I'm tryhing to find out where I can find a competent doctor. If anyone has any thought it would be apreciated. Does anyone know someone who has carcinoid in their face? That would be a big help.

mr steve
Posts: 286
Joined: Sep 2009

Bella Sue,

My wife has been getting treatment at OSU. Our local Onc recommended OSU or M D Anderson in texas, although hers is islet cell.

Steve

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Irishlucky1
Posts: 5
Joined: Sep 2011

BellaSusie,

Hi,
I have Carcinoid lung cancer and am being treated at Dana Farber in Boston. Fantastic care facility filled with great caring people and on the cutting edge of cancer treatment. I know that's pretty far from Philly so here are a few of the PA area docs listed on the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation Website. It is a great site for info @ http://www.carcinoid.org/

Good luck and keep moving forward!

Douglas L. Fraker, MD (Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery)
Endocrine Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist
University of Pennsylvania Health System
3400 Spruce Street 4 Silverstein Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Website
Tel: 215-662-7866
Tel: 215-615-5858 (appointments)
Fax: 215-662-3629
Email: frakerd@uphs.upenn.edu

Harold A. Harvey, MD (Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine)
Medical Oncologist
Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Website
Tel: 717-531-8678
Tel: 800-243-1455
Fax: 717-531-5076

David C. Metz, MD (Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine)
Professor of Medicine
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard South Pavilion, 4th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Website
Tel: 800-789-7366

Michael C. Soulen, MD (Interventional Radiology, Radiology)
Professor of Radiology
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 N. 39th Street Division of Interventional Radiology, 4 Wright Saunders Bldg
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Website
Tel: 1-800-789-7366

Weijing Sun, MD (Hematology- Oncology)
Associate Professor of Medicine
Abramson Cancer Center
3400 Civic Center Boulevard Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Website
Tel: 800-789-7366
Peter N. Waybill, MD (Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology)
Vascular Radiologist
MSHMC Vascular & Interventional Radiology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Website
Tel: 800-243-1455
Fax: 717-531-4445

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