Grading the neuroendocrine tumors of the lung: an evidence-based proposal.

  title={Grading the neuroendocrine tumors of the lung: an evidence-based proposal.},
  author={Guido Rindi and Catherine Klersy and Frediano Inzani and Giovanni Fellegara and Luca Ampollini and Andrea Ardizzoni and Nicoletta Campanini and Paolo Carbognani and Tommaso Martino de Pas and Domenico Galetta and Pierluigi Granone and Luisella Righi and Michele Rusca and Lorenzo Spaggiari and M Tiseo and Giuseppe Viale and Marco Volante and Mauro Papotti and Giuseppe Pelosi},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  volume={21 1},
Lung neuroendocrine tumors are catalogued in four categories by the World Health Organization (WHO 2004) classification. Its reproducibility and prognostic efficacy was disputed. The WHO 2010 classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasms is based on Ki67 proliferation assessment and proved prognostically effective. This study aims at comparing these two classifications and at defining a prognostic grading system for lung neuroendocrine tumors. The study included 399 patients who… CONTINUE READING
42 Citations
27 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

TNM staging

  • C Capella, M Caplin, A Couvelard, C Doglioni
  • 2012

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…