Carcinoid Tumors (Children)

About carcinoid tumors (children)

Carcinoid tumors Is a type of cancer that slowly grows and can spread through out  the body.

Carcinoid  usually start in the appendix, small insistent, colon, and your rectum  


  • Abdominal pain or pressure
  • Change in bowel habits
  • Blood in a bowel movement
  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Blood tinged sputum
  • Weight loss

Possible causes

The possible causes is unknown to man kind

Cancer growth

Carcinoid tumors stages

stage 0 the cancer has just formed in the carcinoid tumors

stage 123 the tumor in the carcinoik has enlarged and spread th lose by lymphnodess

stage 4 carcinoid cancer has merastasized or spread to ether organs in the body


It depends on the location of the tumor and has fare it has spread doctors may use a variety of treatments. Even if surgery can't be used to cure the tumor, it may be used to remove part of the tumor, called debunking.

surgery -the cancer cells or tumors will be removed surgically.

radiation therapy- Use a type of light that you cant see withe your eyes to got through your skin and laser the cancer

Chemotherapy - take medication to stop cancer cells from  doing the cell cycle. the cancer cells cant make more cells

Survival rates

stage 0- 23%

stage 1,2,3,- 65%

stage 4- 25%

You have a higher survival rate if you cancer is in remission. Remission means that the cancer has shrunk stopped growing or completely disappears you are never cured of cancer but your cancer can be in remission forever

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