Navigate Up


​UPMC Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment Center

The UPMC Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment Center's multidisciplinary group of health care professionals are leaders in methods for early detection, innovative treatment strategies, and cutting-edge research for this rare cancer.

We also are a regional and national educational resource for patients with neuroendocrine cancer and their families, as well as for future physicians and other clinicians.

Neuroendocrine cancer is a rare type of cancer that starts in the neuroendocrine system – the part of the body where the nervous system and endocrine system work together.

While neuroendocrine accounts for less than one percent of all cancers in the United States, it can cause severe symptoms. If it spreads, or metastasizes, to other parts of the body, it can be life-threatening.

Some of the different types of neuroendocrine tumors that we treat include:

Meet with our neuroendocrine cancer specialists

To schedule an appointment for an evaluation with one of our neuroendocrine cancer specialists, call 412-692-2001 or toll-free at 1-855-74-LIVER. You may also request an appointment online.

With Appreciation

The UPMC Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment Center wishes to acknowledge the commitment and support of Mrs. Dorothy Raizman and the late Richard Raizman, MD. Dr. Raizman's drive to educate patients and promote advances in management of neuroendocrine cancer continues to motivate our team and provide an example to us all.

©  UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Supplemental content provided by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions. All rights reserved.

For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. UPMC policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected group status. Further, UPMC will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in UPMC programs and activities. This commitment is made by UPMC in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

Medical information made available on UPMC.com is not intended to be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should not rely entirely on this information for your health care needs. Ask your own doctor or health care provider any specific medical questions that you have. Further, UPMC.com is not a tool to be used in the case of an emergency. If an emergency arises, you should seek appropriate emergency medical services.

For UPMC Mercy Patients: As a Catholic hospital, UPMC Mercy abides by the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, as determined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. As such, UPMC Mercy neither endorses nor provides medical practices and/or procedures that contradict the moral teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

© UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA, USA UPMC.com