Carcinoid Syndrome

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Carcinoid Syndrome

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NET Patient Foundation

The Charity’s objects (“the Objects”) are: 1. to advance the education of the general public (including relevant medical and scientific communities) in all areas relating to NETs. 2. to promote the physical and mental health of those affected by NETs through the provision of support, advice and education to patients, their carers and family members.

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Carcinoid Syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

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NET Patient Foundation

The Charity’s objects (“the Objects”) are: 1. to advance the education of the general public (including relevant medical and scientific communities) in all areas relating to NETs. 2. to promote the physical and mental health of those affected by NETs through the provision of support, advice and education to patients, their carers and family members.

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Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Carcinoid Syndrome" returned 102 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Carcinoid syndrome caused by a serotonin-secreting pituitary tumour.
 

Author(s): Louise A Lynggård, Eigil Husted Nielsen, Peter Laurberg

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Neuroendocrine tumours are most frequently located in the gastrointestinal organ system or in the lungs, but they may occasionally be found in other organs.

Last Updated: 23 Dec 2013

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Hypoxia in a patient with carcinoid syndrome.
 

Author(s): Sushma Rekhraj, Duncan C McNab, Leonard M Shapiro, Stephen P Hoole, Bushra S Rana

Journal: J. Am. Coll. Cardiol.. 2013 Oct;62(17):e241.

 

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2013

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Primary neuroendocrine mediastinal tumor presenting with carcinoid syndrome and left supraclavicular lymphadenopathy: clinico-radiological and pathological features.
 

Author(s): Amit Nandan D Dwivedi, Kanika Goel, Suchi Tripathi, Sunny Garg, Madhukar Rai

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;9(2):278-80.

 

Primary mediastinal neuro-endocrine tumor is very rare. The primary modality to evaluate the lesion is computed tomography, to know disease extent, involvement of various structures, vascular invasion and metastasis. Histo-pathological and immuno-histochemical confirmation is mandatory. ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013

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The terms "Carcinoid Syndrome" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

In patients with carcinoid syndrome undergoing valve replacement: will a biological valve have acceptable durability?
 

Author(s): Nigel Mabvuure, Alex Cumberworth, Sandip Hindocha

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;15(3):467-71.

 

A best evidence topic in cardiac surgery was written according to a structured protocol. The question addressed was 'In patients with carcinoid syndrome undergoing valve replacement, will a biological valve have acceptable durability?' Altogether, more than 130 papers were found using ...

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2012

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The endocrine tumor summit 2008: appraising therapeutic approaches for acromegaly and carcinoid syndrome.
 

Author(s): Anne Klibanski, Shlomo Melmed, David R Clemmons, Annamaria Colao, Regina S Cunningham, Mark E Molitch, Aaron I Vinik, Daphne T Adelman, Karen J P Liebert

Journal: Pituitary. 2010 Sep;13(3):266-86.

 

The Endocrine Tumor Summit convened in December 2008 to address 6 statements prepared by panel members that reflect important questions in the treatment of acromegaly and carcinoid syndrome. Data pertinent to each of the statements were identified through review of pertinent literature ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2010

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Carcinoid syndrome: diagnosis and medical management.
 

Author(s): Aart J van der Lely, Wouter W de Herder

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2005 Oct;49(5):850-60.

 

Gastro-intestinal carcinoids are slow growing tumors arising from enterochromaffin or Kulchitsky cells. Their clinical presentation depends on what combination of bioactive substances is secreted. Midgut carcinoid can present with the carcinoid syndrome in the presence of liver metastases. ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2006

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Telotristat Etiprate for Carcinoid Syndrome Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoid Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2015

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Telotristat Etiprate - Expanded Treatment for Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoid Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2015

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Romidepsin in Treating Patients With Lymphoma, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, or Solid Tumors With Liver Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Adult Anaplastic Ependymoma; Adult Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Adult Brain Stem Glioma; Adult Ependymoblastoma; Adult Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Adult Glioblastoma; Adult Gliosarcoma; Adult Mixed Glioma; Adult Nasal Type Extranodal NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Adult Pineal Gland Astrocytoma; Adult Solid Neoplasm; AIDS Related Immunoblastic Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Burkitt Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Hodgkin Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Lymphoblastic Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Lymphoma; AIDS-Related Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma; Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma; Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma; Cutaneous B-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Extra-Adrenal Paraganglioma; Extranodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue; Gastrin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor; Hepatic Complication; Hepatosplenic T-Cell Lymphoma; Intraocular Lymphoma; Lung Carcinoid Tumor; Lymphomatous Involvement of Non-Cutaneous Extranodal Site; Male Breast Carcinoma; Mature T-Cell and NK-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Metastatic Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Metastatic Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor G1; Nasal Cavity Inverted Papilloma; Nodal Marginal Zone Lymphoma; Olfactory Neuroblastoma; Pancreatic Glucagonoma; Pancreatic Insulinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Poorly Differentiated Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Recurrent Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Recurrent Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia; Recurrent Adult Brain Neoplasm; Recurrent Adult Burkitt Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Diffuse Mixed Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Diffuse Small Cleaved Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Grade III Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis; Recurrent Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Immunoblastic Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Lymphoblastic Lymphoma; Recurrent Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma; Recurrent Bladder Carcinoma; Recurrent Breast Carcinoma; Recurrent Colon Carcinoma; Recurrent Cutaneous T-Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma; Recurrent Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor G1; Recurrent Grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma; Recurrent Grade 2 Follicular Lymphoma; Recurrent Grade 3 Follicular Lymphoma; Recurrent Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Inverted Schneiderian Papilloma; Recurrent Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma; Recurrent Lip and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Lip Basal Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Mantle Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Marginal Zone Lymphoma; Recurrent Melanoma; Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma to the Neck With Occult Primary; Recurrent Mycosis Fungoides and Sezary Syndrome; Recurrent Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Nasal Type NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Recurrent Olfactory Neuroblastoma; Recurrent Oral Cavity Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Recurrent Oral Cavity Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma; Recurrent Oral Cavity Verrucous Carcinoma; Recurrent Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Recurrent Pancreatic Carcinoma; Recurrent Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma; Recurrent Prostate Carcinoma; Recurrent Rectal Carcinoma; Recurrent Renal Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Recurrent Small Cell Lung Carcinoma; Recurrent Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma; Recurrent Thyroid Gland Carcinoma; Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia; Refractory Hairy Cell Leukemia; Regional Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma; Regional Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor G1; Small Intestinal Lymphoma; Somatostatin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor; Splenic Marginal Zone Lymphoma; Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Neck With Occult Primary; Stage III Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Bladder Cancer; Stage III Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage III Lip and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Lip Basal Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Stage III Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Nasal Type NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Stage III Nasopharyngeal Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage III Oral Cavity Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Stage III Oral Cavity Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma; Stage III Oral Cavity Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage III Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage III Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage III Pancreatic Cancer; Stage III Prostate Cancer; Stage III Renal Cell Cancer; Stage III Thyroid Gland Follicular Carcinoma; Stage III Thyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma; Stage IIIA Breast Cancer; Stage IIIA Colon Cancer; Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IIIA Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIA Skin Melanoma; Stage IIIB Breast Cancer; Stage IIIB Colon Cancer; Stage IIIB Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IIIB Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIB Skin Melanoma; Stage IIIC Breast Cancer; Stage IIIC Colon Cancer; Stage IIIC Rectal Cancer; Stage IIIC Skin Melanoma; Stage IV Adult Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Bladder Cancer; Stage IV Breast Cancer; Stage IV Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IV Merkel Cell Carcinoma; Stage IV Nasal Type NK/T-Cell Lymphoma; Stage IV Nasopharyngeal Keratinizing Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IV Nasopharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer; Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer; Stage IV Prostate Cancer; Stage IV Renal Cell Cancer; Stage IV Skin Melanoma; Stage IVA Basal Cell Lip Carcinoma; Stage IVA Colon Cancer; Stage IVA Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVA Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVA Lip and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVA Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Stage IVA Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVA Oral Cavity Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Stage IVA Oral Cavity Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma; Stage IVA Oral Cavity Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVA Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVA Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage IVA Rectal Cancer; Stage IVA Thyroid Gland Follicular Carcinoma; Stage IVA Thyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma; Stage IVB Basal Cell Lip Carcinoma; Stage IVB Colon Cancer; Stage IVB Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVB Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVB Lip and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVB Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Stage IVB Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oral Cavity Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVB Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage IVB Rectal Cancer; Stage IVB Thyroid Gland Follicular Carcinoma; Stage IVB Thyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma; Stage IVC Basal Cell Lip Carcinoma; Stage IVC Laryngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVC Laryngeal Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVC Lip and Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVC Major Salivary Gland Carcinoma; Stage IVC Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVC Oral Cavity Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Stage IVC Oral Cavity Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma; Stage IVC Oral Cavity Verrucous Carcinoma; Stage IVC Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Stage IVC Oropharyngeal Undifferentiated Carcinoma; Stage IVC Thyroid Gland Follicular Carcinoma; Stage IVC Thyroid Gland Papillary Carcinoma; T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia; Testicular Lymphoma; Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma; Thyroid Gland Undifferentiated (Anaplastic) Carcinoma; Tongue Carcinoma; Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2015

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