Webinar Series, Episode 2

Special thanks to Progenics for making this webinar series possible through an educational grant.

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The information presented on this webinar is for educational purposes only and should not substitute the advice of your doctor(s) and medical team because they have in depth knowledge of your medical history and current situation.

30:30   How often does this testing identify a tumor before notable symptoms or an MRI?

31:53   Can lab results show elevated levels on one 24 hr. urine test and then come back normal on another one?

32:48   How long after surgical resection should levels go back down?

35:18   Can you clarify if a preservative is needed for metanephrine test?

36:20   Guidance for dietary recommendations?

37:46   Is the biochemical testing process the same for kids as adults?

40:19   Do alpha or beta blockers affect the tests?

41:57   When going in for annual testing, what should someone with this history be looking for?

44:31   Do cured meats or cured food affect the testing?

44:56   Is high potassium level associated with pheo / para syndrome?

45:59   Are biopsies good or bad to have?

48:08   Why do some people have only slightly elevated levels even with a pheo?

49:40   How do catecholamines affect behavior?

51:47  Once a large tumor has finally been diagnosed , what are the long term effects of living with a tumor but no diagnosis later in life?