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HomeAnswersMedical oncologyneuroendocrine tumorKindly check my reports. Do I suffer from cancer or not?

Please check my reports and tell me if it is cancer or not.

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Answered by

Dr. Sivanath

Medically reviewed by

iCliniq medical review team

Published At November 21, 2017
Reviewed AtFebruary 6, 2024

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I am a 67-year-old male patient. My report says, "neuroendocrine tumor well-differentiated benign against a background of chronic duodenitis." Kindly let me know whether it is cancer or not. I have no other health problems.

Answered by Dr. sivanath

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Ki-67 is not done yet. That information is required to say if it has malignant cancer potential. Kindly ask the lab to perform the same.

Patient's Query

Thank you doctor,

I am sending the IHC markers report. Kindly let me know whether it is cancer or a normal one, whether it is a major or minor problem, and if it is permanently curable. I am sending all the reports. Please let me know in detail.

Answered by Dr. sivanath

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

I have gone through all the reports attached by you.

The Ki-67 is 19 percent. So, it will be classified as a neuroendocrine neoplasm. Kindly note that above 20 percent it is classified as carcinoma requiring chemo. Since it below 20, a close watch can be considered. But you should undergo staging workup such as CT scan of abdomen, pelvis, and chest as a baseline.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. sivanath
Dr. sivanath

Internal Medicine

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