What is rectal carcinoid?

Answer Rectal carcinoid (often referred to as a "rectal carcinoid tumor") is a type of abnormal growth, typically 1 to 2 centimeters in size, found on the rectum.CauseCarcinoid tumors are thought to be ca... Read More »

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Why is there such a difference between oral and rectal temperature in my son...orally he is almost always normal or low grade then rectal it is 101-102 degrees?

Rectal is more accurate because it takes the core body temperature.

What are the causes of carcinoid cancer?

Carcinoid cancer has been on the minds of medical scientists for many years, yet its direct cause still has not been pinned down. Some studies have revealed correlations between lifestyles, circums... Read More »

What are the causes of carcinoid tumors?

Even with today's advanced medical systems and procedures, the exact cause of carcinoid tumors/cancer cannot be pinned down with any meaningful level of certainty. However, studies have revealed so... Read More »

What are metastatic carcinoid tumors?

Carcinoid tumors are cancers that originate in the epithelial cells, such as the skin layer or the outer layer of organs. Metastatic refers to cancer that has spread from the primary tumor, or the ... Read More »