Current status of gastrointestinal carcinoids.

  title={Current status of gastrointestinal carcinoids.},
  author={Irvin Mark Modlin and M. N. Kidd and Igor Latich and Michelle N Zikusoka and Michael D. Shapiro},
  volume={128 6},
Gastrointestinal (GI) carcinoids are ill-understood, enigmatic malignancies, which, although slow growing compared with adenocarcinomas, can behave aggressively. Carcinoids are classified based on organ site and cell of origin and occur most frequently in the GI (67%) where they are most common in small intestine (25%), appendix (12%), and rectum (14… CONTINUE READING