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Carcinoid Neuro Endocrine Tumor


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#1 lil'chefy

 
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Posted 13 October 2012 - 09:13 AM

Possibility of neuro endocrine tumor having anything to do with celiac or gluten intolerance (or for that matter, manyfood intolerances)?
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:43 AM

Possibility of neuro endocrine tumor having anything to do with celiac or gluten intolerance (or for that matter, manyfood intolerances)?

Is it a stomach or GI tumor?

It is possible, as the tumor is sometimes a result of damage to DNA after birth. http://www.cancer.or...rs-risk-factors
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