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– Dec 20, 2017, 9:58 AM
If I had a pound for every time I've said “make sure you get good surveillance”, I'd have a lot of pounds! Most Neuroendocrine Tumours are slow-growing and they can be difficult to diagnose due to their sneaky nature. They can be just…
New York Times
– Jan 17, 2018, 9:01 PM
For years, hospital executives have expressed frustration when essential drugs like heart medicines have become scarce, or when prices have skyrocketed because investors manipulated the market. Now, some of the country's largest hospital systems…
Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer. A team at Johns Hopkins University has trialled a method that detects eight common forms of the disease. Their vision is an annual test…
Patients with gastrointestinal cancers who have aggressive grade 3 (G3) neuroendocrine neoplasms can have either neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) or neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs), which should be specifically classified as 2 separate entities…
– Jul 7, 2015, 7:00 AM
Although initially considered rare tumours, the most recent data indicates the incidence of NETs has increased exponentially over the last 4 decades and they are as common as Myeloma, Testicular Cancer, and Hodgkin's Lymphoma. In terms of…
Jeffrey Brainard Jan. 18
– Jan 17, 2018, 8:54 AM
A team of researchers has taken a major step toward one of the hottest goals in cancer research: a blood test that can detect tumors early. Their new test, which examines cancer-related DNA and proteins in the blood, yielded a positive result about…
I found some of the quotes from the recent NET SEER Database study (Dasari et al) very interesting. The National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program is a comprehensive source of population-based information…