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Neuroendocrine Tumors Guidelines 2014
Background Somatostatin analogues are commonly used to treat symptoms associated with hormone hypersecretion in neuroendocrine tumors; however, data on their antitumor effects are limited.
Neuroendocrine tumors — Learn about innovative treatment options for carcinoid tumors, islet cells cancers and other neuroendocrine tumors at Mayo Clinic.
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (islet cell tumors).
BackgroundPatients with advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumors who have had disease progression during first-line somatostatin analogue therapy have limited therapeutic options.
INTRODUCTION. Lung neuroendocrine (bronchial carcinoid) tumors (NETs) are a rare group of pulmonary neoplasms that are often characterized by indolent clinical behavior.
DESCRIPTION: Octreotide acetate is a somatostatin analog that has similar effects in the body as those of the naturally occurring hormone. It inhibits the secretion of growth hormone, glucagon, insulin, gastrin, vasoactive intestinal peptide, secretin, motilin and pancreatic polypeptide.
The incidence of brain metastases for neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is reportedly 1.5~5%, and the origin is usually pulmonary. A 77-year-old man presented to our hospital with headache and disturbance of specific skilled motor activities.
Letting Go and Looking Forward. CCF’s 50th anniversary video series continues with “Letting Go and Looking Forward.” Diagnosed with a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor in 2014, Stacie Chevrier’s first reaction was fear and anxiety.
NCCN Guidelines are widely recognized and used as the standard for clinical policy in oncology by clinicans and payors
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