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Overview on carcinoid tumors

Carcinoid tumors are slow-growing malignancies that form in the ileum, appendix and rectum. These tumors release significant amounts of normal body chemicals such as histamine, serotonin, bradykinin and prostaglandins. Individuals with high levels of these chemicals might have carcinoid tumors. Indications Individuals with carcinoid tumors might have no symptoms and not aware of having the …

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