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A 5‐decade analysis of 13,715 carcinoid tumors
Carcinoid tumors represent an unusual and complex disease spectrum with protean clinical manifestations. This compilation of several large United States‐based databases comprising patients from 1950Expand
Traces of Human Migrations in Helicobacter pylori Populations
Helicobacter pylori, a chronic gastric pathogen of human beings, can be divided into seven populations and subpopulations with distinct geographical distributions. These modern populations deriveExpand
The epidemiology of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
In this article, updated analyses of the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) registry (1973-2007) are presented and compared with epidemiologic GEP-NET dataExpand
Current status of gastrointestinal carcinoids.
Gastrointestinal (GI) carcinoids are ill-understood, enigmatic malignancies, which, although slow growing compared with adenocarcinomas, can behave aggressively. Carcinoids are classified based onExpand
Bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors
Bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors (BP‐NETs) comprise ≈20% of all lung cancers and represent a spectrum of tumors arising from neuroendocrine cells of the BP‐epithelium. Although they shareExpand
Chromogranin A—Biological Function and Clinical Utility in Neuro Endocrine Tumor Disease
BackgroundNeuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a form of cancer that differ from other neoplasia in that they synthesize, store, and secrete peptides, e.g., chromogranin A (CgA) and amines. A criticalExpand
Neuroendocrine tumor epidemiology
The National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program has proven to be a significant resource in US neuroendocrine tumor (NET) epidemiology. Norway also holds aExpand
Recommendations for management of patients with neuroendocrine liver metastases.
Many management strategies exist for neuroendocrine liver metastases. These strategies range from surgery to ablation with various interventional radiology procedures, and include both regional andExpand
Pathology Reporting of Neuroendocrine Tumors: Application of the Delphic Consensus Process to the Development of a Minimum Pathology Data Set
Epithelial neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) have been the subject of much debate regarding their optimal classification. Although multiple systems of nomenclature, grading, and staging have beenExpand
Review article: somatostatin analogues in the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (carcinoid) tumours
Background  The discovery of somatostatin (SST) and the synthesis of a variety of analogues constituted a major therapeutic advance in the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrineExpand