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Neuroendocrine Cancer

Dr. Anthony and Geri McDowell
With the help of a clinical trial recommendation by neuroendocrine cancer specialist Lowell Anthony, MD, Geri McDowell is able to continue her normal routine doing the things she loves. Read more in Markey's 2016 Annual Report.

The UK Markey Cancer Center has launched the first regional multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to neuroendocrine tumors.

Because their overall incidence is rare, these tumors present some unique diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Our multidisciplinary approach to treatment incorporates chemotherapy, radiation therapy and interventional therapy.

The team-based approach, stressing individualized care, patient education and research, is expected to result in better care for patients, improving both their prognosis and their quality of life.

Read more information about carcinoid and neuroendocrine tumors by visiting the Carcinoid Cancer Foundation website.