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What’s with the Zebras?

on April 15, 2012

The zebra striped ribbon is the official carcinoid/NET ribbon “color”. WHY IS THE ZEBRA OUR MASCOT? In medical school, doctors are taught “when hearing hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.” Carcinoid Cancer & Neuroendocrine Tumors has been thought of as ‘rare’and therefore may be considered a zebra.

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