ncan support groups – florida chapter

Meet Ronda

Ronda is a Registered Nurse and has been an active member of NCAN since 2010.
She was diagnosed with a pNET  (pancreatic Neuroendocrine tumor) and had the Whipple surgery in 2010.
She works with NCAN on the Board of Directors and is a speaker at NCAN conferences. She founded the Whipple Warriors  in 2011 which has not gone on to become the world’s largest organization for Whipple patients. She has had numerous TV appearances and interviews, she received the United States Congressional Honorable Mention for her work with Whipple patients and she is a published medical author of the Long-Term Quality of Life and Gastrointestional Functional Outcomes after Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple surgery). She worked with the University of Miami School of Miller School of Medicine, which presented the findings at the American Surgical Association National Meeting. She also is the recipient of the 2012 Heros in Medicine award from the Palm Beach County Medical Society. As a nurse she loves to listen and offer suggestions to all NET or Whipple patients.

Ms. Ronda Ayala

Cell – (561) 800-9960


9777 Saddle Court
Lake Worth, FL 33467
(unless otherwise noted)


This NCAN chapter support group meets on the last Thursday of every other month, starting January 2019.

Next meeting: March 28, 2019, 6:30PM – 8:00PM. If you like you can check with me  before hand, or join our group  and receive email updates.

Please RSVP via email  by March 26th. For more information please call (561) 800-9963, or click the button below:


NCAN Chapter Support Group meetings are built on the concept of patients helping patients.

Our meetings are all about getting to know people who understand exactly what you’re going through, and about getting you the most up-to-date information on NET testing, treatment options, and lifestyle tips.

We are a growing group of Net patients and caregivers from all over Palm Beach County. We love to learn through each other and our guest speakers. Knowledge is power!

We hope you decide to JOIN us at an upcoming meeting…we look so forward to meeting you!

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