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Neuroendocrine Tumors Treatment

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Holistic Treatment For Neuroendocrine Tumors

Commonly Abbreviated As NET For Convenience, Neuroendocrine Tumors May Be Cancerous Or Benign And Most Frequently Develop In The Gastrointestinal Tract Or The Lungs, Though Other Areas Are Possible.

Neuroendocrine Cells Possess Qualities Of Both Hormone-Producing Endocrine Cells, As Well As Nerve Cells. A Functional NET Is One Which Forces The Release Of Excess Amounts Of Hormones From The Cells Which Can Then Translate Into Many Different Complications.

The causes of NETs are not fully understood, but several risk factors have been identified.

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Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) Causes

  • Genetics: Certain genetic mutations, such as those associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes, may increase the risk of developing NETs.
  • Family history: A family history of NETs may increase the risk of developing this condition.
  • Exposure to certain chemicals: Exposure to certain chemicals, such as radon or asbestos, may increase the risk of developing NETs.

Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) Symptoms

The symptoms of NETs may vary depending on the location and type of tumor. Some common symptoms include:

  • Abdominal pain or discomfort: NETs that develop in the gastrointestinal tract can cause abdominal pain, bloating, or discomfort.
  • Diarrhea or constipation: NETs that develop in the gastrointestinal tract can disrupt bowel function, leading to diarrhea or constipation.
  • Flushing: NETs that produce hormones such as serotonin or histamine can cause flushing, or a reddening of the skin, especially in the face and neck.
  • Wheezing or shortness of breath: NETs that develop in the lungs can cause wheezing or shortness of breath.
  • Unexplained weight loss: NETs can cause unexplained weight loss, which may be a symptom of advanced cancer.
  • Hormonal imbalances: NETs that produce hormones can cause hormonal imbalances, leading to symptoms such as low blood sugar, high blood pressure, or abnormal heart rhythms.
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