Neuroendocrine tumor of anal canal
Synonyms: NET of anal canal
A are epithelial tumor of the anal canal arising from enterochromaffin cells in the colorectal-type epithelium above the dentate line and in the anal transition zone. The tumors are slow growing and the majority of cases are diagnosed in later advanced stages. It may present with symptoms related to the anatomical location of the tumor (rectal mass rectal bleeding and pain tenesmus or changes in bowel habits) symptoms of carcinoid syndrome (flushing and increased gut motility) or nonspecific symptoms of advanced disease (hepatomegaly fever weight loss anorexia malaise).
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Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network Inc
The Neuroendocrine Cancer Awareness Network (NCAN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of Neuroendocrine Cancer, providing support for caregivers and people with NETs, and funding for NET cancer research. Since 2003, it has been our mission, or as we like to say, our passion, to educate and support the NET community as a whole. That’s our thing.
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