Having a neuroendocrine tumor puts me at risk for developing carcinoid heart disease.

Answer:

Anyone with a neuroendocrine tumor is at risk for carcinoid heart disease. In fact, up to 50% of patients with Carcinoid Syndrome may develop carcinoid heart disease. Up to 20% of people with Carcinoid Syndrome already have carcinoid heart disease at diagnosis. It is important to keep carcinoid heart disease top of mind when discussing your condition with your doctor.

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