Raising awareness of neuroendocrine cancers around the world

NET Cancer Day

November 10



Chemotherapy may be an option for patients who have pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, bronchial carcinoids, and also for some carcinoid patients whose tumors are growing a little quicker than they might normally do.

The histology of the tumor will help determine whether chemotherapy will be appropriate or not. If a patient undergoes chemotherapy the oncology team, who are specialists in this field, will look after him or her.

There are a number of clinical trials currently underway which are looking into the different combinations of chemotherapy agents that are most appropriate for different types of NET cancers.