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Galaxies of Hope

Embark on an interactive journey with the NET cancer community to gain a better understanding of your diagnosis. Navigate your emotional landscape, hear from real patients with NET cancer along the way, and find comfort in a galaxy created with you in mind.

Begin your journey.


Start exploring the Galaxies of Hope app by downloading on your mobile device or tablet!

30-Second carcinoid syndrome test

Download this 30-second test to help you identify and understand potential symptoms that could be a sign of carcinoid syndrome.

Simply download, answer the questions, and share with your doctor or nurse at your next appointment, so he or she can review with you and determine the next appropriate steps.

Connect with others

Carcinoid Connection is an online community to help people impacted by carcinoid cancer learn to cope with the disease and connect with others also affected by it. For nutrition tips and educational resources visit, like, and share the Carcinoid Connection Facebook page.

Learn about a patient's journey

Watch a video and hear about a patient’s experiences that are common to those of many who have carcinoid syndrome.

This video represents one patient's experience with carcinoid syndrome. You may not experience all of these symptoms. You should always follow the advice provided by your health care professional.


Learn about a patient’s journey

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NET journey road map

See the pathway of dealing with NET, from prior to official diagnosis, to treatment and beyond. Also learn how your doctor is there to help along the way.

Find Support Groups

You may have an uncommon disease, but you are not alone. Learn more about the patient advocacy and support groups for patients with NET and their families by visiting any of the below websites. Novartis is neither affiliated with nor endorses these organizations. The information provided by the organizations is meant for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace your doctor's medical advice.


Carcinoid Cancer Foundation


Healing NET Foundation




Los Angeles Carcinoid Neuroendocrine Tumor Society



Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network



Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation


NorCal CarciNET

Northern California CarciNET Community


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