Neuroendocrine differentiation in prostatic carcinoma: an update.

  title={Neuroendocrine differentiation in prostatic carcinoma: an update.},
  author={P Anthony di Sant'agnese},
  journal={The Prostate. Supplement},
BACKGROUND Neuroendocrine differentiation in prostatic carcinoma may be related to the growth and prognosis of prostate cancer, especially androgen-insensitive tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS This update reviews new investigations relating to neuroendocrine differentiation of prostatic carcinoma building on two previous review articles. All relevant publications are systematically reviewed. RESULTS New developments include the detection of bombesin, calcitonin and serotonin receptors, as well… CONTINUE READING