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    Carcinoid Tumors Directory

    Most carcinoid tumors, which usually appear in the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes the lung, are slow-growing tumors that can be treated and often cured, especially in their early stages. Symptoms include flushing of the skin, diarrhea, and if in the lung, constriction of the airways. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about carcinoid tumors, what they are, how they are diagnosed and treated, and much more.

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    Thumbnail: Treating Carcinoid Tumors: When Surgery Isn't an Option

    When carcinoid tumors become advanced, surgery may not be an option. Fortunately, there are other treatments available to help manage your tumors and ease your symptoms.

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