Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors—Patient Version

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Overview

Gastrointestinal (GI) carcinoid tumors are slow-growing tumors that form in the GI tract, mainly in the rectum, small intestine, or appendix. Explore the links on this page to learn more about GI carcinoid tumor treatment and clinical trials.

Causes & Prevention

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors.

Screening

NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors.

Coping with Cancer

The information in this section is meant to help you cope with the many issues and concerns that occur when you have cancer.

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