Carcinoid Syndrome

Common Name(s)

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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Condition Specific Organizations

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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Carcinoid Syndrome" returned 105 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Circulating serotonin and bone density, structure, and turnover in carcinoid syndrome.
 

Author(s): Jennifer S Walsh, John D Newell-Price, Miguel DeBono, Joanne Adaway, Brian Keevil, Richard Eastell

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2013 Jul;98(7):2902-7.

 

Gut-derived serotonin has been proposed as a regulator of bone formation, and inhibition of gut serotonin synthesis increases bone formation in rodents. Carcinoid neuroendocrine tumors can produce very high levels of circulating serotonin and so offer a model of serotonin excess in humans.

Last Updated: 9 Jul 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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Telotristat Etiprate for Carcinoid Syndrome Therapy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoid Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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Telotristat Etiprate - Expanded Treatment for Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome Symptoms
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Carcinoid Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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