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What to expect before, during, and after a neuroendocrine tumor appointment


  • Send or bring to the Clinic copies of tests, X-rays, and medical histories related to your visit.
  • Provide insurance information when your schedule your appointment.
  • Complete a list of all current medications, including over-the-counter and herbal. Bring this to your appointment.
  • Follow your doctor’s instructions about diet and medication restrictions prior to your appointment.
  • Ask a friend or relative to accompany you to your appointment.


  • Complete a Medical History questionnaire.
  • Ask your doctor questions and express your concerns. Not sure what to ask? Find suggestions at Questions to Ask Your Doctor


  • If you should see another doctor, we will schedule additional tests and consultations.
  • If hospitalization is recommended, we will coordinate your admission and provide the hospital with relevant information.
  • We will call you with results of labs, tests, or imaging exams.
  • After your case is presented at the tumor board, we will call you and your primary physician with recommendations.

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