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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Goblet cell carcinoid


Other Names for this Disease
  • GCC
  • Goblet cell adenocarcinoid
  • Goblet cell carcinoma
  • Goblet cell tumor
  • Mucinous carcinoid
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Your Questions Answered


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  • The AJCC staging manual shows two staging formats for appendiceal tumors: one for adenocarcinoma of the appendix which is similar to adenocarcinoma staging in the rest of the gastrointestinal tract, and one for typical appendiceal carcinoid tumors. In a tumor like goblet cell carcinoid of the appendix, which staging system is to be used? Click here for answer

  • I had my appendix removed approximately 7 weeks ago and found out afterwards there was a 1cm goblet cell carcinoid on the tip of the appendix. I am getting conflicting directions from doctors whether to have regular 3 month check ups or remove the right hemicolon. I'm confused what route to take next. Click here for answer

  • My wife has been diagnosed with goblet cell carcinoma of the appendix. I am very concerned and can't find much information. Can you help? How can I find a specialist? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • GCC
  • Goblet cell adenocarcinoid
  • Goblet cell carcinoma
  • Goblet cell tumor
  • Mucinous carcinoid
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.