Members of this group have had, or have, or have known someone, or know someone who has carcinoid cancer. As with any type of cancer, it is a difficult cancer to have.

A slow-growing type of tumor usually found in the gastrointestinal system (most often in the small intestine and rectum), and sometimes in the lungs or other sites is called carcinoid cancer.

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Some carcinoid tumors don't cause any signs or symptoms. When they do occur, signs and symptoms are usually vague and depend on the location of the tumor. Carcinoid tumors in the lungs Signs and symptoms of carcinoid lung tumors include: Chest pain Wheezing Shortness of…