Treatments for neuroendocrine tumours (NETs)
If you have a neuroendocrine tumour (NET), your healthcare team will create a treatment plan just for you. It will be based on your health and specific information about the cancer. When deciding which treatments to offer for a NET, your healthcare team will consider:
- where the cancer started
- if the cancer has spread and where it has spread
- the grade
- the stage
- whether the tumour makes and releases hormones (is functional) or not (is non-functional)
- other health conditions you have
- your personal preferences (what you want)
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