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To provide the best multidisciplinary care to patients with neuroendocrine disease, using the most modern diagnostic and treatment technologies in a collaborative research environment.
At the Vanderbilt Neuroendocrine Center, we have the right tools and technology to care for people fighting neuroendocrine cancer, but our most important resource is our expert multidisciplinary neuroendocrine team. Representatives from nine departments dedicated to neuroendocrine diseases discuss cases and draw on ideas from all aspects of the patient. We review each patient’s history, lab results and radiology findings to establish a firm diagnosis, which is the first step toward an effective, personalized treatment plan.
Our team philosophy is to tailor treatments to each patient's needs. We always strive for a cure when possible, but disease control is also important to help patients who have been told there are “no other options." We also offer a place of care and comfort for those looking for expert advice. We will work with you and your doctor to meet a long-term strategy for symptom control, tumor treatment and follow-up.