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Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the stomach

What is a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour in the stomach? A well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) in the stomach is a type of cancer made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells. Pathologists divide well differentiated NETs of the stomach into three grades (see WHO grade below) with higher-grade tumours being associated with more aggressive behaviour and …
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Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) of the appendix

What is a well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour in the appendix? Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) is a type of cancer and the most common type of cancer in the appendix. The tumour is made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells that are normally found inside the appendix. ¬†Pathologists divide well differentiated NETs of the appendix into …
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Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the pancreas

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the pancreas. by Stephanie Reid MD FRCPC, reviewed by our Patient Partners on August 26, 2020¬† Quick facts: Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) is a type of pancreatic cancer. People with the genetic syndrome multiple endocrine neoplasia type …
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Well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour of the colon

What is a well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumour in the colon? A well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour (NET) is a type of cancer made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells. The tumour can develop anywhere along the length of the colon and rectum although it is most commonly found in the rectum. Pathologists divide well differentiated NETs of the …
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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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Carcinoid

What is a carcinoid? A carcinoid is a tumour made up of specialized neuroendocrine cells.¬†Most carcinoids start in the lungs where they are divided into two groups – typical carcinoid and atypical carcinoid. Carcinoid tumours can also be found in the colon and pancreas where they are usually given the name well differentiated neuroendocrine tumour. …
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