Fact Sheets

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia has prepared the following Fact Sheets related to NET cancer treatments. We will be adding to this list progressively over the coming months.

If you are unsure of any information, please contact our
NET Nurse on 1300 CURE NETS or speak with your healthcare professional.

Should you require fact sheets in another language please click through to the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA) website fact sheet area for Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish versions. Click here.

Fact sheets

Quick Facts

This fact sheet is a collation of some of the most recent statistics on Neuroendocrine Cancer in Australia.

Table of Contents

Carcinoid Crisis and Anaesthesia

This fact sheet contains useful information about carcinoid crisis and how it relates to anaesthesia.

Carcinoid Heart Disease

This fact sheet contains useful information about carcinoid heart disease and NETs.

Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials

This fact sheet contains useful information about clinical trials.

Complementary Therapies

This fact sheet contains useful information about complementary (alternative) therapies that may be considered throughout treatment

Diagnosing Phaeochromocytomas and Paragangliomas (PPGLs)

This fact sheet contains useful information relating to Pathology Specimen Collection instructions.

Financial Assistance
Financial Assistance

This fact sheet contains useful information about financial assistance for NET patients.

Hormonal Syndromes

This fact sheet contains useful information about hormonal syndromes linked to NETs, like pheochromocytoma (pheos) and  paraganglioma (paras).

Liver Directed Therapies
Liver Directed Therapies

This fact sheet contains useful information about liver directed therapies for NET patients.

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

This fact sheet contains useful information about Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Managing Diarrhoea

This fact sheet contains useful information relating to management of bowel changes and diarrhoea due to a NET tumour or associated treatments.

PRRT
PRRT

This fact sheet contains useful information about PRRT.

Psychological tips
Psychological Tips and Mental Health

This fact sheet contains useful information around psychological health and well-being.

questions to ask
Questions to Ask

This fact sheet contains useful questions to ask your healthcare team during consultations.

Radiation Therapy

This fact sheet contains important information about radiation therapy and NETs

Somatostatin Analogues (SSA) Information

This fact sheet contains important information about SSA.

Staging and Grading of NETs

This booklet contains important information about the staging and grading of a NET diagnosis.

Surgery
Surgery

This fact sheet contains important information about surgery and NETs.

travel assistance
Travel Assistance

This fact sheet provides useful information if you need to travel for your NET treatment or obtain travel insurance.

Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

This fact sheet contains useful information on how to address nutrient deficiencies that commonly occur with NETs.