NEC

Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the colon and rectum

What is poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma? Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma is a type of colon cancer. It starts from specialized neuroendocrine cells normally found in the colon. Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma can develop anywhere along the length of the colon from the cecum to the rectum. It is an aggressive type of cancer that often …
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Neuroendocrine tumour

What is a neuroendocrine tumour? A neuroendocrine tumour is a type of tumour made up of specialized cells called neuroendocrine cells. Neuroendocrine cells are part of both the nervous and endocrine systems of the body. There are many different types of tumours made up of neuroendocrine cells. The name of the tumour depends on the …
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