Quiz: Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome
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Carcinoid tumors are noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant) growths. Sometimes the tumors produce excessive amounts of hormone-like substances such as serotonin. Carcinoid syndrome is a group of symptoms that develop as a result of overproduction of these hormones. In which part of the body do carcinoid tumors typically originate?

  • A.


  • B.

    Digestive tract

  • C.


  • D.

    Thyroid gland

Am I correct?