Pancreatic endocrine tumors

  title={Pancreatic endocrine tumors},
  author={Sylvia L Asa},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
The endocrine cells of the pancreas and their related cells throughout the gastrointestinal tract give rise to a variety of tumors that pose a diagnostic challenge. There has been progress in understanding their histogenesis, morphology, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology and classifications. This review will focus on nomenclature/terminology, classification, the role of immunohistochemistry, molecular advances, including genetic predisposition, and potential therapeutic targets to define… CONTINUE READING