Carcinoid & Neuroendocrine Tumors

Information on the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and symptom management of NETs.
All About Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Tumors
Tumors of the neuroendocrine system account for about 2% of all cancers and can be classified as either pancreatic endocrine tumors or carcinoid tumors. Carcinoid tumor most commonly arise in the gastrointestinal system (esophagus, stomach, intestines) and the lungs.

Many Cushing Syndrome-EAS Tumors Found in Chest Cavity

Sep 26, 2011 - For patients with Cushing syndrome secondary to ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone secretion who attend a comprehensive cancer center, nearly 50 percent have tumors in the chest cavity, notably bronchial carcinoid and small-cell lung cancer, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of Cancer.

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