Is Carcinoid Cancer Fatal? Topic Guide

Is Carcinoid Cancer Fatal? Is Carcinoid Cancer Fatal?: Small carcinoid tumors (neuroendocrine tumors) doctors catch early and remove may be completely cured. The survival rate drops to 80 percent five years after diagnosis for later-stage carcinoid tumors.

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Medications:

etoposide phosphate Etoposide Phosphate

Etoposide phosphate is used to treat cancer of the lung or testicles...learn more »

phenoxybenzamine Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine is used to control blood pressure and reduce sweating in people with pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland)...learn more »

octreotide (injectable) Octreotide (injectable)

Octreotide is a man-made protein that is similar to a hormone in the body called somatostatin. Octreotide lowers many substances in the body such as insulin ...learn more »

etoposide (injection) Etoposide (injection)

Etoposide is used to treat cancer of the lung or testicles. It is usually given with other cancer medicines in a combination chemotherapy...learn more »

etoposide (oral) Etoposide (oral)

Etoposide is used to treat small cell lung cancer. It is usually given in combination with other cancer medicines...learn more »

dacarbazine Dacarbazine

Dacarbazine is used to treat skin cancer (malignant melanoma) and Hodgkin's disease...learn more »

cisplatin Cisplatin

Cisplatin is used together with other cancer drugs to treat bladder cancer, testicular cancer, or ovarian cancer...learn more »