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Can carcinoid syndrome be prevented?

Since carcinoid syndrome is related to carcinoid tumors, prevention needs to be aimed at the tumors themselves. Once you detect symptoms of tumors and have medical professionals confirm a diagnosis, it is best to receive prompt treatment. This way you can prevent carcinoid syndrome from developing, since it is the advance stages of carcinoid-related cancer that causes the syndrome.

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