Incidental diagnosis of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

  title={Incidental diagnosis of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.},
  author={Asima Cheema and Larry K. Kvols and Jonathan R Strosberg},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={29 4_suppl},
190 Background: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors are often discovered incidentally during radiologic or endoscopic examinations. The incidence of incidental detection is unknown. It is also unclear whether patients with incidentally discovered, asymptomatic tumors should be treated similarly to patients who present with tumor-related symptoms. METHODS A database of 425 patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors treated at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center was developed. Patient charts were… CONTINUE READING

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