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
- Blood tinged sputum
- Weight loss
The possible causes is unknown to man kind
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
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