NANETS Treatment Guidelines Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Stomach and Pancreas

Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston MA 02115, USA.
Pancreas (Impact Factor: 2.96). 08/2010; 39(6):735-52. DOI: 10.1097/MPA.0b013e3181ebb168
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Well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the stomach and pancreas represent 2 major subtypes of gastrointestinal NETs. Historically, there has been little consensus on the classification and management of patients with these tumor subtypes. We provide an overview of well-differentiated NETs of the stomach and pancreas and describe consensus guidelines for the treatment of patients with these malignancies.

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