NET Cancer Day 10 November 2021
Know the symptoms.Push for diagnosis.
NET Cancer Day 2021 November 10
The incidence of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is on the rise and symptom awareness is key to earlier diagnosis and ultimately better outcomes.
This NET Cancer Day, you can help us to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of NETs with the public and health services to encourage earlier diagnosis.
Know the symptoms. Push for diagnosis.
Neuroendocrine cancer is cancer that starts in neuroendocrine cells. There are 2 main types:
- Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
- Neuroendocrine Carcinomas (NECs).
This campaign is focused on the NET group.
People with neuroendocrine tumors are frequently misdiagnosed with more common conditions such as:
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
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Patient & Healthcare Professional Stories
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NETs are more common than brain, ovarian and cervical cancer.
NETs can mimic irritable bowel syndrome, gastritis, anxiety & asthma.
NET incidences are on the rise.
Almost half of NET patients are initially misdiagnosed, for many the NET has spread.
About a third of NET patients are diagnosed by pure chance, while checking for another condition.
Going around in vicious circles between numerous health professionals in the search for a diagnosis: 3 specialists on average are involved in the correct NET diagnosis.
NET diagnosis can often take 5-7 years. For many people, their cancer has spread by the time they are diagnosed.
NET affects men, women and children. It doesn’t discriminate.
NETs are more common than brain, ovarian, and cervical cancer and incidence is on the rise.
We need the help of our global community to raise awareness, improve the quality of life for NET cancer patients around the world the improve diagnostic times.
On November 10, help us spread the word
Know the symptoms. Push for diagnosis. #LetsTalkAboutNETs