UPMC’s Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment Center uses the most advanced imaging and laboratory technology to accurately identify neuroendocrine cancer at its earliest stages, when treatment can be most effective. Using state-of-the-art procedures and protocols, our specialists are experts at making a definitive, early diagnosis.
Carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors are difficult to diagnose. Symptoms can vary depending on the original location of the cancer, and a neuroendocrine cancer diagnosis is frequently determined only after the cancer has spread to other parts of the body.
The UPMC Neuroendocrine Cancer Treatment Center uses a variety of diagnostic testing procedures for neuroendocrine tumors, including: