Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) develop from cells of the neuroendocrine system and can be located in the digestive system, lungs and other organs in the body. We spoke to leading gastroenterologist Dr Christos Toumpanakis about the condition, including the treatment options available and the survival rate following a diagnosis of NETs.
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are a rare type of tumour that can form in the neuroendocrine system. These may be in the gut, the lungs, or the pancreas. Symptoms differ depending on where the tumours form. Dr Christos Toumpankis, a leading gastroenterologist, explains what NETs are, the symptoms, how they are diagnosed and how they can be treated.