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carcinoid syndrome

[car-sin-oyd sin-drom] A group of symptoms produced by cancer cells that release large amounts of hormones, which cause facial flushing, wheezing, diarrhea, a fast heartbeat, and other symptoms. See also carcinoid tumors, hormone.

What are the risk factors for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors? ...

... Genetic syndromes. ... People with this syndrome have a very high risk of getting
tumors of 3 ... They also have an increased risk of carcinoid tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-risk-factors

Signs and symptoms of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors ...

... Some can cause symptoms such as the carcinoid syndrome. Signs and
symptoms caused ... Carcinoid syndrome. About 1 out of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-signs-symptoms

Chemotherapy for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors

... Several medicines can help control the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome
in patients with metastatic neuroendocrine cancers. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/gastrointestinal-carcinoid-tumors-treating-chemotherapy

Other drugs for treating carcinoid tumors

... They are especially useful in people who have carcinoid syndrome (facial
flushing, diarrhea, wheezing, rapid heart rate) and in people whose ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-other-drugs

Signs and symptoms of lung carcinoid tumors

... Carcinoid syndrome: Rarely, lung carcinoid tumors release enough
hormone-like substances into the bloodstream to cause symptoms. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-signs-and-symptoms

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

... Genetic syndromes ... People with this syndrome have a very high risk of getting
tumors of 3 ... They also have an increased risk of carcinoid tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003102-pdf.pdf

Myelodysplastic Syndrome | American Cancer Society

... Learn About Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Whether you're worried about
developing a myelodysplastic syndrome, making decisions about treatment ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/index

Lung Carcinoid Tumor | American Cancer Society

... Lung Carcinoid Tumor. Fewer than 5% of lung cancers are lung
carcinoid tumors. ... Learn About Lung Carcinoid Tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/index

Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor | American Cancer Society

... Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors. If you have a ... Learn About
Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors. Whether you're worried ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gastrointestinalcarcinoidtumor/index

Treatment of lung carcinoid by type and extent of disease

... Treatment depends on where the cancer is and whether you have
symptoms of the carcinoid syndrome. In general, this ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-treating-by-stage