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Frequently asked questions

Read and hear answers to some common questions that patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) have asked.

 

What are neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)?

4 answers

Where are NETs found in the body?

3 Answers

What causes NETs?

3 answers

How common are NETs?

4 answers

What are the symptoms of NETs?

6 answers

What types of NETs are there?

2 Answers

What are carcinoid tumours and what is carcinoid syndrome?

2 answers

How are NETs diagnosed and why does it take so long to get diagnosed?

8 answers

What questions should I ask my doctor about NETs?

3 Answers

What are the current treatment options for NETs?

5 Answers

What are the side effects of NETs treatment?

4 Answers

How long will I live after a diagnosis of NETs?

5 Answers

What is a multidisciplinary team?

4 Answers

How can I cope with the emotional effects of NETs?

3 Answers

How can I adapt to living with NETs?

4 Answers

How should I tell my friends and family about NETs?

4 Answers

Should I change my diet if I have NETs?

4 Answers

What relaxation techniques can you recommend for NETs?

4 Answers

Can exercise help to reduce the effects of NETs?

2 Answers

What hobbies or interests do you recommend for NETs?

2 Answers

Will I still be able to work if I have NETs?

5 Answers

Can I still travel and go on holiday if I have NETs?

3 Answers

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