Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

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Additional resources for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors

More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

Living with cancer

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also available in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

Colostomy: A Guide

Liver Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Understanding cancer treatments

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also available in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Cancer treatment side effects

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Cancer that comes back or doesn’t respond to treatment

When Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Advanced or late stage cancer

Advanced Cancer

Nearing the End of Life

Hospice Care

Family communication and caregiver concerns

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

Helping Children When A Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and Web sites*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information include:

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

    Offers free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also helps people find clinical trials in their area

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-888-722-3132 or 1-914-683-1001

    Information on carcinoid, including frequently-asked questions, finding expert doctors, living with carcinoid cancers, and referrals to local support groups

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 12/31/2013
Last Revised: 12/31/2013