Advocacy Zone

Advocacy Zone

For patient support groups and advocates to share their stories, best practices, collaborate and get involved.

The Acromegaly Patient community gathers in Vancouver, BC for its first support group conference.

From J D Faccinetti - cofounder. In what is sure to be the first of many, Canada’s acromegaly community gathered in Vancouver for a...

Net Neutrality: You can help!

Why is it important to nonprofits like PWN? Like other nonprofits, Pituitary World News (PWN) relies on grants and individual donations to sustain the educational...

Interview Study. Interested in providing feedback? Read more…

A leading research company will be conducting interviews for a usability study with patients diagnosed with acromegaly, carcinoid, and intestinal peptide tumors. The study is...

Readers weigh-in on an Affordable Care Act Poll

From JD Faccinetti - cofounder - A recent A Monmouth University Polling Institute Survey conducted March 2 – 5 of 810 adults in the US,...

So we say, yes. Go for it! Write, debate, react, get out there,...

From Jorge D. Faccinetti - cofounder -  Someone once noted that if you go to the internet to diagnose yourself, you will come away...

Plans for this year and beyond

From PWN founders Dr. Lewis Blevins and Jorge D. Faccinetti - Like all organizations, from time to time, we undertake planning and look to...

The science of pain

From JD Faccinetti - cofounder - Pain, especially chronic pain, is the consummate mind-body disease where sensation and emotion become inextricably intertwined, says the...

20 seconds: art, music and medicine

PODCAST:  A frank, enlighting discussion about 20 seconds that turn your life around or can affect the way you live it.  Are there any...

We want Congress to know more about Acromegaly: Join our effort!

An effort is under way to enable Acromegaly patients and doctors to make congress more aware of the needs of patients suffering from this...

Making a difference

Today we begin a new series of feature articles that highlight the tireless work that people do to help others.  Here are three amazing...

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