ChemotherapyChemotherapylearn more

Chemotherapy is the name given to treatments that use drugs to either kill cancer cells or control their rate of growth.

MedicalMedicallearn more

University Hospital Southampton (UHS) is made up of 3 different hospitals. The main hospital, Southampton General, is where the majority of your care will take…

NuclearNuclearlearn more

Nuclear medicine involves using radioactive materials (or tracers) to diagnose and treat a wide variety of disorders.  It differs from X-ray, ultrasound…

RadiologicalRadiologicallearn more

The principles of radiology are to use different types of scans to identify and diagnose problems inside the human body that cannot be seen or felt by external examination.

RadiotherapyRadiotherapylearn more

This can be delivered in many different ways to treat neuroendocrine tumours. Most commonly for NET it is given as radio-labelled octreotide or MIBG…

SurgicalSurgicallearn more

Although many types of NET are slow growing, in general terms they are malignant (i.e. cancerous) tumours Therefore in common with the vast majority of other types of solid…