are estimated to occur in 1.9 individuals per 100,000 annually.
Goblet cell carcinoid tumors
manifest more aggressive behavior than other carcinoid tumors
The histopathologic results of the lung lesions revealed 23 adenocarcinomas, 15 squamous cell carcinomas (SCC), four small-cell lung cancers (SCLC), two large-cell neuroendocrine carcinomas, one adenoid cystic carcinoma, one carcinoid tumor
and five non-SCLC [(NSCLC) , with no specific classifications].
Bernatz, "A typical carcinoid tumors
of the lung," Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, vol.
Differentiation between primary and metastatic carcinoid tumors
of testis is of utmost importance for it correlates with the prognosis.
Perry, Carcinoid Tumors
, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S.
Caniano, "Carcinoid tumors
in children and adolescents: risk for second malignancies," Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, vol.
Specifically, octreotide has been shown to be efficacious in reducing the debilitating diarrhea and flushing episodes associated with metastatic carcinoid tumors
Also, in four patients with paraganglioma, pheochromocytoma, parathyroid adenoma, and carcinoid tumors
, who were monitored throughout their treatment course, CgA dropped sharply in the post-treatment phase within days, weeks or months, depending on the tumor.
Malignant carcinoid tumors
. An analysis of 103 patients with regard to tumor localization, hormone production and survival.
The company said Carcinoid syndrome occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors
overproduce certain chemicals, including serotonin.
Although carcinoid tumors
are rare, they are the most common form of gut neuroendocrine tumors.
Berlin et al., "Protocol for the examination of specimens from patients with neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoid tumors
) of the colon and rectum," Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol.
The average age at diagnosis for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors
is 55 to 65; children rarely develop carcinoid tumors
van den Bosch, "Update in pulmonary carcinoid tumors
: a review article," Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol.