Penn State Gastroenterology
Provides information about the diagnosis, medical management, and endoscopic treatment of diseases affecting the digestive system and liver.
OncoLink – Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Detailed question-and-answer page from the Abramson Cancer Center addresses common concerns about gastrointestinal and stomach cancer. Also features links to ask experts, clinical trials, treatment options, and decision making.
The Caring for Carcinoid Foundation
Nonprofit organization dedicated to research, support, and networking to organize local group fundraising activities.
Personal tribute site devoted to helping patients connect and find support for this rare type of cancer.
Not-for-profit hospital offers an introduction for those newly diagnosed with cancer; includes step-by-step information about signs and symptoms, causes, risk factors, and screening techniques.
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Extensive information on the Dana-Farber center, as well as general information for the newly diagnosed.
National Cancer Institute
Government resources for the latest information on clinical trials, tips on prevention, helpful tools for screening and testing, plus up-to-date statistics and research.
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center ― James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Details on support groups and classes available at the center. Also gives links to other cancer information Web sites.
muc4: mucin 4 gene domains.
SNRPN: small nuclear ribonucleoprotein polypeptide N
TPO: thyroid peroxidase
LRRC18: leucine rich repeat containing 18
RUNX3: runt-related transcription factor 3
PLA2GA2: phospholipase A2 group II A