Evaluation and Treatment of Pulmonary Carcinoid

A pulmonary, lung or bronchial carcinoid is a rare tumor of the lung, accounting for only 1-2 % of lung cancers. Carcinoid tumors arise from neuroendocrine cells, which produce hormones, or chemicals that regulate other parts of the body. Most carcinoids (55%) occur in the gastrointestinal system, but 25 to 30% can occur in the…

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