small cell carcinoma

Small cell carcinoma of the lung

What is small cell carcinoma of the lung? Small cell carcinoma is a type of lung cancer. It is made up of neuroendocrine cells that are normally found in the lungs. Another name for this type of cancer is small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. The tumour often starts in the central portion of the lung, closest …
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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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