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Hero of HopeNeuroendocrine TumorsPatient Stories

The Finalist Hero of Hope Patient Awards: Maryann Wahmann

Maryann, a carcinoid cancer survivor, and her husband helped grow a small support group to more than 100 patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). They also launched the nonprofit organization Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network, which offers a carcinoid cancer hotline; organizes national and regional conferences; and hosts fundraisers, including an annual walk that was started by her daughter, Tricia.
Video Library – January 18, 2017
Maryann Wahmann
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