Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1

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Synonyms: MEN1 | Wermer syndrome

A rare inherited cancer syndrome characterized by the development of multiple neuroendocrine tumors of the parathyroids gastro-entero-pancreatic tract and anterior pituitary gland and less commonly the adrenal cortical gland thymus and bronchi with other non-endocrine tumors in some patients.

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Advocacy Organizations

Cache DNA

At Cache, we are on a mission to store the biomolecules of today in order to unlock the possibilities of tomorrow. Our vision is to create a scalable, sustainable, and standardized platform for reliable storage and access of biomolecules by combining chemistry, biology, automation, and computational tools to support patient advocacy groups worldwide and better connect samples to insights.

The National Adrenal Diseases Foundation

The National Adrenal Diseases Foundation informs, educates, and supports those with adrenal disease and their families to improve their quality of life. Our goals are: To stop death from undiagnosed Addison’s disease. To improve life quality of those who suffer from adrenal disease. To promote the study of adrenal disease to improve treatment and find cures.

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