Research

Cancer research is conducted in coordination with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. The Mayo Clinic Cancer Center receives funding from the National Cancer Institute and is designated as a comprehensive cancer center — recognition for an institution's scientific excellence and multidisciplinary resources focused on cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.

Research into carcinoid tumors is done as part of the cancer center's gastrointestinal cancer program.

Publications

See a list of publications on carcinoid tumors by Mayo Clinic doctors on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Dec. 03, 2015
References
  1. Melmed S, et al. Neuroendocrine gastrointestinal and lung tumors (carcinoid tumors), carcinoid syndrome, and related disorders. In: Williams Textbook of Endocrinology. 12th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2011. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Aug. 5, 2015.
  2. Neuroendocrine tumors. Fort Washington, Pa.: National Comprehensive Cancer Network. http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/f_guidelines.asp. Accessed Aug. 5, 2015.
  3. Feldman M, et al. Neuroendocrine tumors. In: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 10th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Aug. 5, 2015.
  4. Goldman L, et al., eds. Neuroendocrine tumors and the carcinoid syndrome. In: Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. http://www.clinicalkey.com. Accessed Aug. 28, 2015.
  5. Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors treatment (PDQ). National Cancer Institute. http://www.cancer.gov/types/gi-carcinoid-tumors/patient/gi-carcinoid-treatment-pdq. Accessed Aug. 28, 2015.
  6. AskMayoExpert. Neuroendocrine cancers of the gastrointestinal tract. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2014.