The 3 x Award-Winning Blog and Community by Ronny Allan – Living with Neuroendocrine Cancer

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As of November 10th, 2022. Shortcuts to my most read articles (over 5,000 views). Those listed individually have viewing counts over 20,000, the remainder is in a table (keep scrolling) – click on the article title links on the left column to read, and please feel free to share. Does not include the home page which is currently running at over 80,000 views.

Today – the following is the total number of views of my blog!

Most read posts

Posts listed individually below have viewing counts over 20,000, the remainder are in a table – click on the article title links on the left column to read and please feel free to share. 

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Number 1 with over 58,000 hits!
Number 2 with over 47,000 hits!
Number 3 with over 42,000 views
Number 4 with over 41,000 views
Number 5 with over 41,000 views
Number 6 with over 31,000 hits
Number 7 with over 29,000 hits
Number 8 with over 28,000 hits
Number 9 with over 26,000 hits
Number 10 with over 26,000 hits
Number 11 with over 25,000 hits
Number 12 with almost 25,000 hits
Number 13 with over 23,000 views
Number 14 with over 22,000 views
Number 15 with over 21,000 hits

Posts with 5000 to 20,000 views

Click on the title to read the remaining popular articles.  You can also just Google “Ronny Allan – e.g. “Ronny Allan surgery”, “Ronny Allan chemotherapy” or “Ronny Allan Lanreotide”, etc etc etc, to find your subject of interest.

Neuroendocrine Cancer – normally slow but always sneakyMore stats58,122
Diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Cancer? – 10 questions to ask your doctor (and where to find a NET Specialist Worldwide)More stats47,674
Grading and Staging – Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (incorporating WHO 2021 changes)More stats42,228
The Syndromes of Neuroendocrine Cancer – Early Signs of a Late DiagnosisMore stats41,608
Ronny Allan: Background to my Diagnosis and Treatment – Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats41,558
The Human Anatomy of Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats31,283
Steve Jobs – the most famous Neuroendocrine Cancer Ambassador we NEVER hadMore stats29,434
Neuroendocrine Cancer – tumour markers and hormone levelsMore stats28,463
The 3 x Award-Winning Blog and Community by Ronny Allan – Living with Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats26,735
Somatostatin Analogues for Neuroendocrine Cancer: Lanreotide and OctreotideMore stats26,470
Neuroendocrine Cancer – Incurable is not untreatableMore stats25,897
All you need to know about Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT)More stats25,392
Neuroendocrine Cancer: My experience with Lanreotide (Somatuline Autogel/Depot)More stats23,506
Neuroendocrine Cancer Hormonal Syndromes – A Witches BrewMore stats22,571
Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition Series Article 2 – Gastrointestinal MalabsorptionMore stats21,393
Neuroendocrine Cancer – Horrible HormonesMore stats19,578
Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition Series Article 1 – Vitamin and Mineral ChallengesMore stats18,712
Aretha Franklin 1942-2018: Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats17,625
Serotonin – the NET effectMore stats17,388
The 5 E’s (of Carcinoid Syndrome)More stats17,373
8 tips for conquering fear – Living with Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats17,226
Don’t believe the hype – Neuroendocrine Cancer Myths debunkedMore stats17,007
Paul Hunter Tribute – Snooker champion and Neuroendocrine Cancer patientMore stats16,504
Neuroendocrine Tumours (NET) – benign vs malignantMore stats16,320
All you need to know about Somatostatin Receptor PET/CT Scans for Neuroendocrine TumoursMore stats16,217
Carcinoid vs NeuroendocrineMore stats15,625
The A to Z of Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats14,264
Ignore this post about Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats14,021
Neuroendocrine Cancer – If you can see it, you can detect it!More stats13,838
Neuroendocrine Neoplasms – not as rare as you thinkMore stats13,290
Pancreatic Cancer vs Neuroendocrine Cancer of Pancreatic OriginMore stats13,171
Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition Series Part 4 – Amines: Food for Thought?More stats12,251
I look well but you should see my insidesMore stats12,128
Neuroendocrine Cancer – it takes gutsMore stats11,383
Surgery for Neuroendocrine Neoplasms – to cut or not to cut?More stats10,915
Neuroendocrine Cancer – the diarrhea jigsawMore stats10,766
Chemotherapy for Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats10,670
I bet my flush beats yours?More stats10,626
Targeted Alpha-emitter Therapy (TAT) – the wave of the future in nuclear oncology/PRRT?More stats10,292
Ever wonder what caused your Neuroendocrine Cancer?More stats10,231
Neuroendocrine Cancer and Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy (PERT) – the Digested Version (Nutrition Series Article 5)More stats10,206
“You must be doing OK, you’ve not had chemotherapy”More stats10,119
Neuroendocrine Cancer: Ga68 PET Scan – a game changer?More stats8,951
Neuroendocrine Cancer is not a ‘type’ of another Cancer ….. PERIOD!More stats8,890
Neuroendocrine Cancer – don’t break my heart!More stats8,742
I’m still hereMore stats8,681
Somatostatin ReceptorsMore stats8,631
Genetics and Neuroendocrine TumorsMore stats8,274
Shame on you!More stats8,200
Irrfan KhanMore stats8,044
Immunotherapy: Studies with Neuroendocrine NeoplasmsMore stats8,039
Neuroendocrine…..the little suckers get everywhere!More stats7,944
Treatment for Neuroendocrine Cancer – a summary for patientsMore stats7,924
Neuroendocrine – don’t let it be a CrisisMore stats7,798
Neuroendocrine Cancer Survivor Wilko Johnson – from dying to living. Rock and Roll!More stats7,667
In the war on Neuroendocrine Cancer, let’s not forget to win the battle for better quality of lifeMore stats7,455
Telotristat Ethyl (XERMELO®) – an oral treatment for Carcinoid Syndrome Diarrhea not adequately controlled by Somatostatin AnaloguesMore stats7,406
Theranostics for Neuroendocrine Cancer – A Find and Destroy MissionMore stats7,316
Neuroendocrine Cancer: Troublesome ThyroidsMore stats7,163
Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition Series Article 3 – Gut HealthMore stats7,120
Update – Oncolytic Virus Trials for Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats7,009
Rosacea – the NET EffectMore stats6,938
Neuroendocrine Tumours: a spotlight on Pheochromocytoma and ParagangliomaMore stats6,922
The Invisible NET Patient Population More stats6,848
Opinion: Neuroendocrine Cancer – Can it be cured?More stats6,794
Chemo or not Chemo – that is the question More stats6,787
Neuroendocrine Cancer: Nodes, Nodules, Lesions (and false alarms!)More stats6,714
Clinical Trial – Cabozantinib for Neuroendocrine NeoplasmsMore stats6,551
Somatostatin Analogues and delivery methods in the pipelineMore stats6,534
Neuroendocrine – what’s that?More stats6,533
At home with Lanreotide (….and Octreotide)More stats6,495
Neuroendocrine Cancer: I CanMore stats6,481
Detective DoctorsMore stats6,398
Neuroendocrine Cancer: Fibrosis – an unsolved mystery?More stats6,306
Coronavirus 19 (COVID-19): risks for cancer patientsMore stats6,290
Lanreotide – Four more yearsMore stats6,175
Palliative Care – it might just save your lifeMore stats6,118
Neuroendocrine Cancer: Diagnosing the UndiagnosedMore stats5,997
Don’t be underactive with your Thyroid surveillanceMore stats5,973
Currently trending on RonnyAllan.NETMore stats5,915
Weight – the NET EffectMore stats5,904
Neuroendocrine Cancer: a needle in a haystack?More stats5,792
The Heterogeneity of Grade 3 (High grade) Neuroendocrine NeoplasmsMore stats5,760
Diagnosis – I’m no longer in controlMore stats5,750
Diabetes – The NET EffectMore stats5,746
Alcohol – the NET EffectMore stats5,727
Neuroendocrine Cancer – a difficult jigsawMore stats5,719
Neuroendocrine Cancer – my liver surgeryMore stats5,490
Detectnet™ (64Cu-DOTATATE) – an expansion of the Somatostatin Receptor PET Imaging for Neuroendocrine CancerMore stats5,463
Neuroendocrine Cancer Nutrition Series Part 6 – featuring the 2020 video series by Tara Whyand RDMore stats5,458
Clinical Trials of PV-10 (Rose Bengal) for the treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumours (NET)More stats5,437
Neuroendocrine Cancer – I didn’t hear it comingMore stats5,265
Dear every cancer patient I ever took care of, I’m sorry. I didn’t get it.More stats5,253
Neuroendocrine Cancer – surveillance and follow upMore stats5,066
Things not to say to someone with cancerMore stats5,053

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I am not a doctor or any form of medical professional, practitioner or counsellor. None of the information on my website, or linked to my website(s), or conveyed by me on any social media or presentation, should be interpreted as medical advice given or advised by me.  Neither should any post or comment made by a follower or member of my private group be assumed to be medical advice, even if that person is a healthcare professional as they are not members of the private group or followers of my sites in any official capacity.  Please also note that mention of a clinical service, trial/study or therapy does not constitute an endorsement of that service, trial/study or therapy by Ronny Allan, the information is provided for education and awareness purposes and/or related to Ronny Allan’s own patient experience. This element of the disclaimer includes any complementary medicine, non-prescription over the counter drugs and supplements such as vitamins and minerals.

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Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided in the clinical trials document. It’s very important to check the trial inclusion and exclusion criteria before making any contact.  If you need questions, the articles here is very useful Questions to Ask About Clinical Trials | Cancer.Net

The inclusion of any trial within this blog should not be taken as a recommendation by Ronny Allan. 


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