Proposal for a new carcinoid tumour staging system based on tumour tissue infiltration and primary metastasis; a prospective multicentre carcinoid tumour evaluation study. West German Surgical Oncologists' Group.

@article{Moesta1990ProposalFA,
  title={Proposal for a new carcinoid tumour staging system based on tumour tissue infiltration and primary metastasis; a prospective multicentre carcinoid tumour evaluation study. West German Surgical Oncologists' Group.},
  author={Kurt Thomas Moesta and Peter M. Schlag},
  journal={European journal of surgical oncology : the journal of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and the British Association of Surgical Oncology},
  year={1990},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={280-8}
}
In order to evaluate the significance of different prognostic factors, a multicentre prospective carcinoid tumour study was launched in early 1987, under the auspices of CAO (Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Onkologie, a West German surgical oncologists' collaboration group) and UICC (Union Internationale Contre le Cancer). Up to March 1990 we received and evaluated clinical data from 94 patients from 16 hospitals. Carcinoid localization was distributed as follows: stomach 4, duodenum 7… CONTINUE READING