Neuroendocrine neoplasms – still a challenge despite major advances in clinical care with the development of specialized guidelines

@article{Petersenn2017NeuroendocrineN,
  title={Neuroendocrine neoplasms – still a challenge despite major advances in clinical care with the development of specialized guidelines},
  author={Stephan Petersenn and Christian A. Koch},
  journal={Reviews in Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={373-378}
}
The term ‘neuroendocrine neoplasms’ (NEN) covers a wide range of tumors originating from neuroendocrine cells in various organs. Heterogeneity and rarity of NEN have hampered early diagnosis and standardized treatment for years, with many physicians being unaware of the clinical relevance of NEN. Although expanding knowledge of the molecular characteristics… CONTINUE READING