Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors.

  title={Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors.},
  author={Aaron I Vinik and Celine Chaya},
  journal={Hematology/oncology clinics of North America},
  volume={30 1},
Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are slow-growing neoplasms capable of storing and secreting different peptides and neuroamines. Some of these substances cause specific symptom complexes, whereas others are silent. They usually have episodic expression, and the diagnosis is often made at a late stage. Although considered rare, the incidence of NETs is… CONTINUE READING