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Supportive Care

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1: Providing Care for the Family

Suzanne M. Mahon
Laura Waldman
CJON 2010, 14(5), 657-660 DOI: 10.1188/10.CJON.657-660

Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 (MEN1) is a hereditary syndrome associated with a number of endocrine and nonendocrine tumors. Unfortunately, a diagnosis of MEN1 often is delayed until after the patient has developed an advanced or second MEN1-related tumor. Nurses need to be familiar with hallmark signs of this syndrome to facilitate an early diagnosis and appropriately refer families for genetic assessment and, ultimately, develop a long-term plan for early detection and intervention for all family members at risk for MEN1.

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