Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) are rare; therefore, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) wants you to have all the information you need to be on the lookout for neuroendocrine cancer symptoms as well as the factors that could increase your risk.
Although risk factors often influence the development of a tumor, most do not directly cause cancer. Some people with several risk factors never develop a tumor, while others with no known risk factors do. We recommend learning more about your risk factors and talking about them with your doctor so you can make more informed lifestyle and health care choices.
There is no known cause for NETs and no avoidable risk factors have been found. However, the following factors may raise a person’s risk for developing a NET:
At Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers we are committed to helping you battle neuroendocrine tumors by providing access to advanced, holistic care in a community-based setting. Together, we will develop a personalized treatment plan that will cover all your needs.