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Neuroendocrine Tumors of Pancreatic Origin

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Program Status

Currently Closed – We are no longer accepting or processing applications for new or renewal patients.


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Assistance Amount

$6,700 per year. Patients may apply for a second grant during their eligibility period subject to availability of funding.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The patient must be getting treatment for neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic origin.
  2. The patient must have Medicare health insurance that covers his or her qualifying medication or product. 
  3. The patient’s medication or product must be listed on PAN’s list of covered medications.
  4. The patient’s income must fall at or below 500% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  5. The patient must reside and receive treatment in the United States or U.S. territories. (U.S. citizenship is not a requirement.)
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  • Adriamycin (doxorubicin hcl)
  • Adrucil (fluorouracil)
  • Afinitor (everolimus)
  • Capecitabine (capecitabine)
  • Dacarbazine (dacarbazine)
  • Doxorubicin Hcl (doxorubicin hcl)
  • Fluorouracil (fluorouracil)
  • Lutathera (lutetium lu 177 dotatate)
  • Octreotide Acetate (octreotide acetate)
  • Oxaliplatin (oxaliplatin)
  • Proglycem (diazoxide)
  • Rozlytrek (entrectinib)
  • Sandostatin (octreotide acetate)
  • Sandostatin Lar Depot (octreotide acetate, microspheres)
  • Somatuline Depot (lanreotide acetate)
  • Sutent (sunitinib malate)
  • Temodar (temozolomide)
  • Temozolomide (temozolomide)
  • Xeloda (capecitabine)
  • Zanosar (streptozocin)
  • Zortress (everolimus)

Diagnosis Codes:

ICD-10: C25.4, D13.7


About the Disease:

Neuroendocrine tumors of pancreatic origin (PanNETS, PETs, PNETs), also known as islet cell tumors and pancreatic endocrine tumors, is a cancer causing abnormal growths associated with the pancreas. It affects the endocrine system.


Source: National Institutes of Health