neuroendocrine


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neuroendocrine

[¦nu̇r·ō′en·də·krən]
(biology)
Pertaining to both the nervous and endocrine systems, structurally and functionally.
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The rarity of neuroendocrine tumors makes them difficult to diagnose and also means there is less information available about the disease.
A booklet, Neuroendocrine Tumours: A Guide for Patients, is now available for patients and their families from http://unicornfoundation.
e rare Tumours a'ect the neuroendocrine system, which releases hormones that regulate the workings of di'erent organs in the body.
111]In octreotide scintigraphy, raised a high level of suspicion for neuroendocrine tumors in both patients.
Ectopic adrenalcorticotropic hormone syndrome improved by transarterial embolization to hepatic metastatic lesions of pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma: a case report.
The newly discovered class of cells expressing olfactory receptors in human airways, called pulmonary neuroendocrine cells, or PNECs, were found by a team led by Yehuda Ben-Shahar and Michael J.
This case report describes a healthy, vital 52-year old-man with no complaints of dyspnoe, fatigue or loss of weight with a cT1aN3M1b neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung, stage IV which presented itself as a palpable testicular tumour.
It is essential to be aware of aberrant cytokeratin and neuroendocrine differentiation in melanoma and to be aware of the limitation of cell block due to tumor heterogeneity.
Jobs was diagnosed in 2003 as having a pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour which spread to the liver leading to his death last October.
OVER HALF of the patients suffering from Neuroendocrine tumour cancer (NET) are misdiagnosed and are initially treated for other illnesses, while it could take up to seven years to correctly diagnose and treat the cancer, according to Menelaos Manoloukos, medical advisor of Novartis Oncology; the company in charge of the NET awareness campaign in Cyprus.
Fazakerley and the Royal Liverpool hospitals have received joint accreditation from the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists said that they have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer, called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors.