NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor) Research Foundation
About NET (Neuroendocrine Tumor) Research Foundation
The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation (NTRF) is a non-profit that works to find cures for carcinoid cancer, pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer, and related neuroendocrine cancers. NTRF also works to eliminate the suffering of patients, families, and caregivers affected by neuroendocrine cancers. Carcinoid syndrome is a disease consisting of a combination of symptoms, physical manifestations, and abnormal laboratory chemical findings caused by a carcinoid tumor. A carcinoid tumor is a tumor that secretes large amounts of the hormone serotonin, along with a number of other active peptides.