Neuroendocrine tumor of the colon
Synonyms: Colonic NET | NET of the colon | Neuroendocrine neoplasm of the colon
A rare epithelial tumor of the large intestine arising from enterochromaffin cells most commonly in the cecum or ascending colon. The tumor is usually slow-growing and can be diagnosed as an incidental finding in an asymptomatic patient while in the later stages patients can present with abdominal pain palpable abdominal mass changes in bowel habits signs of bowel obstruction gastrointestinal bleeding anorexia weight loss or rarely carcinoid syndrome (facial flushing diarrhea tachycardia hypo- and hypertension cardiac abnormalities).
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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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