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A 5‐decade analysis of 13,715 carcinoid tumors
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This compilation of several large United States‐based databases comprising patients from 1950 to 1999 examines 13,715 carcinoid tumors and provides epidemiologic information regarding the natural history and evolution of the detection and diagnosis of this entity.
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 derive
Current status of gastrointestinal carcinoids.
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Gastrointestinal carcinoids are ill-understood, enigmatic malignancies, which, although slow growing compared with adenocarcinomas, can behave aggressively and require surgery to avert local manifestations and decrease hormone secretion.
Bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors
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A broad overview of Bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors is provided and focuses on the evolution of the disease, general features, and current diagnostic and therapeutic options.
Chromogranin A—Biological Function and Clinical Utility in Neuro Endocrine Tumor Disease
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The utility of CgA measurement in NETs is reviewed and its biological role and the clinical value of its measurement are described, showing some utility in predicting disease recurrence, outcome, and efficacy of therapy.
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 a
Pathology Reporting of Neuroendocrine Tumors: Application of the Delphic Consensus Process to the Development of a Minimum Pathology Data Set
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Although there remains disagreement among experts about the specific classification system thatshould be used, there is agreement about the fundamental pathology data that should be reported.
Long-term tolerability of PRRT in 807 patients with neuroendocrine tumours: the value and limitations of clinical factors
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Identified risk factors provide a limited (<30 %) risk estimate even with target tissue dosimetry, and strongly suggest the existence of unidentified individual susceptibilities to radiation-associated disease.
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