Neuroendocrine cancer

What is Neuroendocrine cancer?

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are neoplasms that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems. Many are benign, while some are malignant. They most commonly occur in the intestine, where they are often called carcinoid tumors, but they are also found in the pancreas, lung and the rest of the body.

Although there are many kinds of NETs, they are treated as a group of tissue because the cells of these neoplasms share common features, such as looking similar, having special secretory granules, and often producing biogenic amines and polypeptide hormones.

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Hi My father just got diagnosed with the Neuroendocrine Carcinoma with mets into liver. his age is 73, colonoscopy is clear, CT with contrast...

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Hi I am a cancer patient, I have had a neuroendocrine carcinoma. It was resistant to chemo and radiation. So the doctor treated the Kras Mutation...

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I am a 65 year-old woman in good condition. I was diagnosed in 06 with mid-gut carcinoid (neuroendocrine cancer.) Tumors were removed from omentum,...

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My mother age 61 was recently diagnosed with neuroendocrine carcinoma, with mets to the spleen and liver. A golf sized tumor was removed from her...

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I am a 65 year-old woman in good condition. I was diagnosed in 06 with mid-gut carcinoid (neuroendocrine cancer.) Tumors were removed from omentum,...

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Hi My father just got diagnosed with the Neuroendocrine Carcinoma with mets into liver. his age is 73, colonoscopy is clear, CT with contrast...

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Hi I am a cancer patient, I have had a neuroendocrine carcinoma. It was resistant to chemo and radiation. So the doctor treated the Kras Mutation...

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