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What is the rate of incidence for a carcinoid tumor?

About 12,000 cases of carcinoid tumors are diagnosed each year in the United States. Carcinoid tumors are more likely to appear in older adults than young adults and children. There is a higher rate of incidence than normal in those whose family history includes similar tumors.

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