A slow growing type of tumor found in the gastrointestinal system, and sometimes in the lungs or other sites. Carcinoid tumors can spread to the liver where they secrete serotonin or prostaglandins, causing carcinoid syndrome.
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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation
Provides information about diagnosis and treatment, as well as giving references, abstracts and links. Aimed at lay and professional viewers.
ACOR: The Carcinoid Cancer Online Support Group
Archive and email support for this rare cancer.
Carcinoid Cancer Texas Survivors
Offers support and education about the disease for survivors, friends, and relatives.
General information on this disease complex, as well as treatment options. Provided by the Novartis firm.
Caring for Carcinoid Foundation
Non-profit dedicated to discovering a cure for this tumor. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
General Practice Notebook: Carcinoid Tumours
MedlinePlus: Carcinoid Tumors
Information presented in a links format including statistics, screening, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Merck Manual: Carcinoid Syndrome
Information for doctors from this online textbook.
My Carcinoid Story
Personal weblog and story of a survivor - about her ongoing battle with carcinoid cancer.
Susan Anderson's Carcinoid Cancer
Personal page from a survivor.
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