well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumour

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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Atypical carcinoid tumour of the lung

What is an atypical carcinoid tumour? An atypical carcinoid tumour is a type of lung cancer made up of neuroendocrine cells. In the lung, this tumour starts from the neuroendocrine cells normally found in the walls of the airways and is often located in the central part of the lung near the heart. Since it is …
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Typical carcinoid tumour of the lung

What is a typical carcinoid tumour of the lung? A typical carcinoid tumour is a slow-growing type of lung cancer made up of neuroendocrine cells. In the lung, this tumour starts from the neuroendocrine cells normally found in the walls of the airways and is often located in the central part of the lung near …
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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 colon and …
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