Clinical utility of chromogranin A and octreotide in large cell neuro endocrine carcinoma of the uterine corpus

@inproceedings{Shahabi2011ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of chromogranin A and octreotide in large cell neuro endocrine carcinoma of the uterine corpus},
  author={Shohreh Shahabi and Ilenia Pellicciotta and June YiJuan Hou and Sarah Graceffa and Gloria S Huang and Robert N. Samuelson and Gary L. Goldberg},
  booktitle={Rare tumors},
  year={2011}
}
Primary neuroendocrine tumors of the female genital tract have been described in the cervix, ovaries and uterus. Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNC) of the uterine corpus is the least common and appears to behave the most aggressively. We report a rare case of a large cell neuroendocrine tumor of the endometrium. These tumors are not well characterized, unlike neuroendocrine tumors of the uterine cervix. Consequently, the optimal management remains still unclear. The treatment of our… CONTINUE READING
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