Tomorrow is World NET Cancer Day, a global event dedicated to raising awareness for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). This is the rare cancer that Bollywood film star Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with earlier this year, and the same cancer that the singer, Aretha Franklin and Apple founder, Steve Jobs died of.
As part of their quest to raise awareness to all Australian’s, the Unicorn Foundation in collaboration with the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA), has released a series of translated infographics that draw attention to the symptoms and unmet needs of NET cancer patients.
The translated infographics are now available in: Chinese (Mandarin), French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese and Russian.
NET patients report difficulties in accessing information that is credible, medically vetted, in their own language, and directly applicable to the healthcare system in their country. Eighty-four percent of surveyed patients said that their needs