Endocrine Cancer

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Endocrine Cancer

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Lyn’s poem about being a NET

What does it mean to you…

… the Nurse Practitioner who shrugged her shoulders when I begged her for help?

… the consultant who prescribed me anti-depressants?

… the consultant who advised me to drink mint tea, eat yogurt and stay away from vegetables?

What does it mean to you, the technician who laughed as he did my scan, again, … ‘that’ll do’ he said. But was it clear enough?

What does it mean to you…

the locum GP, the newly posted GP, the nearly-ready-to-retire GP, when faced with a tearful female who is complaining, yet again, of having a sore stomach?

”… she’s been told it’s mild gastritis and acid reflux for God’s sake!…

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 Lyn’s poem about being a NET

So, next time you see a patient, next time someone sits in front of you, begging for help, next time you fill in that referral form, pass on medical information, complete a scan … …next time, remember it may not mean much to you, but it is my life and to me, this is everything. It is all I have.

Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders

AMEND is run by patients, for patients, to inform and support anyone affected by Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) type 1 or 2 or associated endocrine syndromes and tumours.

Cancer Endocrinology

The aim of the section Cancer Endocrinology is to cover the entire field of endocrine cancer: from classical endocrine neoplasia, such as thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and neuroendocrine tumors, to types of cancer in which endocrine pathways seem to play a relevant role, such as breast, ovarian, colorectal, prostatic, and hepatocellular tumors.

Endocrine Neoplasia and Cancer

Read our special collection of journal articles focused on endocrine neoplasia and cancer...

Cancer Research UK

This page is about the hormone system and how cancer may affect it. It also tells you how hormone therapies can treat some types of cancer.

Endocrine-Related Cancer

Endocrine-Related Cancer is the established global journal for basic, translational and clinical research on hormones and cancer. Endocrine-related cancers typically include cancers of the breast, prostate, pituitary, testes, ovary and neuroendocrine system as well as hormone-dependent cancers elsewhere.

Hormones and Cancer

This journal examines all aspects of hormone action on cancer causation, progression, dependence, prevention, resistance, and treatment. It details findings with clinical applications in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of hormonally related cancers.


Resource for endocrine malignancies.


Endocrine cancers are a mixed group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cellular proliferation of the hormone-producing glands of the endocrine system. These include the thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, parathyroid and pituitary glands.


Endocrine System Cancers.

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