A neuroendocrine tumor is a tumor that forms from cells that release hormones into the blood in response to a signal from the nervous system. Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) occur in the hormone-producing cells of the pancreas.
As families prepare to gather later this month for Thanksgiving, it is important for people with cancer who are immunocompromised to take extra steps to protect themselves from becoming infected with COVID-19.
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that a new, shorter treatment for patients with HPV-associated oropharynx cancer leads to excellent disease control and fewer side effects, compared to standard treatment.
When Lisa Pitre went in for a routine mammogram in summer 2019, nothing on her imaging was concerning. By October Lisa was diagnosed with stage 4 invasive lobular carcinoma, an aggressive type of breast cancer.
The antipsychotic medication olanzapine might help patients with advanced cancer successfully manage nausea and vomiting unrelated to chemotherapy, according to Mayo Clinic researchers who published [...]