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Phaeochromocytoma & Paraganglioma

Phaeochromocytoma & Paraganglioma

Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma (PPGL) is associated with Neuroendocrine Tumours of the adrenal glands (Pheochromocytoma) and / or paraganglia (Paraganglioma). The central part of an adrenal gland, the medulla, is responsible for producing catecholamines which are...
Hormones and Surges

Hormones and Surges

What are hormones? Hormones are necessary for many of the body’s normal activities to occur. They are vital to our growth and development, our appetite and digestion, activity and sleep – and also play a role in our immune response and mental health. If our hormone...
Neuroendocrine Cancer Syndromes

Neuroendocrine Cancer Syndromes

Syndromes Explained Neuroendocrine Cancer-related Syndromes occur due when Neuroendocrine Cancer causes changes to the cell resulting in the abnormal production and excess release of specific peptides and / or hormones by Neuroendocrine Cancer cells – for...
Diabetes – focus on Type 3c

Diabetes – focus on Type 3c

The pancreas is a large gland, that is located behind the stomach and joins the digestive tract via the main pancreatic duct. It has a number of different types of cells that are responsible for producing substances (enzymes, peptides, hormones) that play an essential...
What is Neuroendocrine Cancer?

What is Neuroendocrine Cancer?

Did you know that on our website, we have a whole section to help you understand a little more about Neuroendocrine Cancer?   This section includes information regarding:   – What is Neuroendocrine Cancer? – How are Neuroendocrine Cancers (NC) formed?...