Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Appendix
For information about the treatments listed below, see the Treatment Option Overview section.
Treatment of GI carcinoid tumors in the appendix may include the following:
- Surgery (resection) to remove the appendix.
- Surgery (resection) to remove the right side of the colon including the appendix. Nearby lymph nodes are also removed.
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- General Information About Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
- Stages of Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
- Treatment Option Overview
- Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Stomach
- Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Small Intestine
- Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Appendix
- Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Colon
- Treatment of Carcinoid Tumors in the Rectum
- Treatment of Metastatic Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
- Treatment of Recurrent Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
- To Learn More About Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
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