Classic neuroendocrine tumor of appendix

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Synonyms: Classic appendiceal neuroendocrine tumor | Classic appendix neuroendocrine tumor

A rare endocrine tumor of the appendix seen twice as frequently in females than in males and usually presenting before the fifth decade of life. It is usually asymptomatic when located in the tip of the appendix (without obstruction) but acute appendicitis is often associated.

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Advocacy Organizations

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

My Little Sunshine Foundation

My Little Sunshine is a non-profit foundation dedicated to educating people about the importance of fertility preservation and making fertility resources accessible to all.

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.

PMP Pals

PMP Pals provides patient and caregiver support, education and hope. Pals creates community with those affected by an appendix cancer diagnosis and pseudomyoxa peritonei. We engage medical professionals with this specialty as well. We actively engage with Pals worldwide via HOPE Zoom meetings, website, social media, email, and through various programs and services.


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