Symptoms

The symptoms of NET cancers can vary, depending on the location and biological properties. Very often, the symptoms are similar to other, more common conditions. Early symptoms may include vague tiredness or digestive complaints, or there may be no symptoms at all.

Some typical symptoms include the following:

Intestinal Carcinoid

  • Bowel obstruction
  • Flushing
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Wheezing

Bronchial Carcinoid

  • Wheezing
  • Cough
  • Bloody sputum

Pancreatic NET

  • Epigastric pain
  • Chronic ulcer disease
  • Intermittent low blood sugar
  • Rash
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea