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New York NET Patient and Caregiver Education Conference

In Case You Missed It…

Troopers: Tell the World!

Troopers at PACT Digital Health Summit

NET Cancer Day 2016

Today is Rare Disease Day!

Progenics Announces AZEDRA Milestone

Report: UPenn’s Focus on NETs

Troopers and Alliance to Merge

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what is pheo para

HOPE.COMMUNITY.PPA

Pheochromocytoma is commonly referred to as

“the great mimic”

because its symptoms are often mistaken for other conditions.

2%


of patients found to have adrenal masses incidentally are diagnosed with pheochromocytoma

The incidence of pheochromocytoma is


2 to 8

per million

patients diagnosed per year


<1%

Less than 1% of high blood pressure cases are due to pheochromocytoma


given these statistics, it is considered a rare disease.

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