Neuroendocrine Tumor Treatment News and Information

What is a Neuroendocrine Tumor?

Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are neoplasms (abnormal growth of tissue) which arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems. While many of these tumors are benign, some can be malignant. Neuroendocrine tumors most commonly occur in the intestine, where they are often called carcinoid tumors. They are also found in the pancreas, lung and other parts of the body.

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Latest Neuroendocrine Tumor Treatment News and Research

Neuroendocrine Tumor Treatment News: New Drug in Development Shows Improved Progression-Free Survival for Patients with Advanced Metastatic Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors

(SOURCE: H. LEE MOFFITT CANCER CENTER & RESEARCH INSTITUTE) - A new therapy in development for the treatment of midgut neuroendocrine tumors, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the small intestine and colon, shows improved progression-free survival and response rates for patients with advanced disease. Results of the international phase 3 clinical trial of lutetium-177 (177Lu)-Dotatate compared to high-dose octreotide ...
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