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Neoplasms of the endocrine pancreas are extremely rare, and molecular mechanisms influencing their development are poorly understood. Nevertheless, gastrinomas have become a paradigm for the study of hormonally active tumors. In the present study, 12 gastrinoma and nonfunctioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor specimens were evaluated for genetic(More)
INTRODUCTION Neuroendocrine tumors often metastasize to the liver and present with disabling hormonal symptoms. Hepatic artery chemoembolization (HACE) combined with somatostatin therapy, pre-embolization, peri-embolization and post-embolization, at doses to control symptoms, is an aggressive approach that can relieve hormonal symptoms with minimal(More)
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