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Neuroendocrine tumors

Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors

Description of Neuroendocrine tumors

Neuroendocrine tumors (medical condition): A malignant carcinoma that is located in the islet cells of the...more »

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Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer:
  »Introduction: Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  »Symptoms of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

Neuroendocrine tumors: Tumors whose cells possess secretory granules and originate from the neuroectoderm, i.e., the cells of the ectoblast or epiblast that program the neuroendocrine system. Common properties across most neuroendocrine tumors include ectopic hormone production (often via APUD CELLS), the presence of tumor-associated antigens, and isozyme composition.
Source: MeSH 2007

Neuroendocrine tumors: Related Topics

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Neuroendocrine tumors: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Neuroendocrine tumors is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Neuroendocrine tumors, or a subtype of Neuroendocrine tumors, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Neuroendocrine tumors as a Disease

Neuroendocrine tumors: Another name for Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  »Symptoms of Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

Neuroendocrine tumors: Related Diseases

Neuroendocrine tumors: Neuroendocrine tumors is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Neuroendocrine tumors (Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer)

Some of the symptoms of Neuroendocrine tumors incude:

Neuroendocrine tumors: Article Excerpts about Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer

A rare type of pancreatic cancer begins in the cells that make insulin and other hormones. Cancer that begins in these ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Pancreas: NCI)

Neuroendocrine tumors: Related Disease Topics

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