Group: Hereditary Carcinoid

Could two first cousins suffer from the same form of cancer and, if so, does that indicate that it is hereditary?

October 17, 2015

There are several types of carcinoid and related neuroendocrine tumors which are genetically determined and are inherited conditions.  They are quite rare, as a group comprising only 4% of all carcinoids. One type in particular, known as familial carcinoid,…