Is there a problem with attempting to conceive soon after the OctreoScan?
Every last trace of octreotide and the isotope Indium 111 used in the OctreoScan are gone from the body within 1 week. There is no effect on conception thereafter.…READ MORE
What is Neurokinin B and its relationship to carcinoid syndrome?
Neurokinin B is a nonspecific peptide hormonal substance sometimes co-secreted into the blood along with one of the other carcinoid products such as serotonin, chromogranin A, substance P and pancreatic polypeptide.…READ MORE
Do all carcinoids start out as microcarcionids?
How is a microcarcinoid different than a carcinoid tumor?
It is microscopic in size and then grows.…READ MORE
If a microcarcinoid is found, are there likely to be others?
Yes, particularly when found in the stomach and lung.…READ MORE
Is there any indication that mercury contamination might have something to do with carcinoid?
What is Goblet Cell Carcinoid (adenocarcinoid, mucinous carcinoid)?
The term Goblet Cell Carcinoid or adenocarcinoid, mucinous carcinoid is applied to two types of carcinoid. Both types of carcinoid are quite different from the ordinary carcinoid. Unfortunately, adenocarcinoid is a more aggressive tumor and carries…READ MORE