Malignant pheochromocytoma: current status and initiatives for future progress.

  title={Malignant pheochromocytoma: current status and initiatives for future progress.},
  author={Graeme Eisenhofer and Stefan R. Bornstein and Frederieke M. Brouwers and Nai-Kong V Cheung and Patricia L M Dahia and Ronald R. de Krijger and Thomas J. Giordano and Lloyd A Greene and David S Goldstein and Hendrik Lehnert and William M Manger and John M. Maris and Hartmut P. H. Neumann and Karel Pacak and Barry L. Shulkin and David Ingle Smith and Arthur S. Tischler and W F Young},
  journal={Endocrine-related cancer},
  volume={11 3},
Pheochromocytomas are rare catecholamine-producing neuroendocrine tumors that are usually benign, but which may also present as or develop into a malignancy. Predicting such behavior is notoriously difficult and there are currently no curative treatments for malignant tumors. This report follows from a workshop at the Banbury Conference Center, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, on the 16th-18th November 2003, held to review the state of science and to facilitate future progress in the diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING


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