Retrospective analysis of seventy-one patients with neuroendocrine tumor and review of the literature.

@article{Doan2012RetrospectiveAO,
  title={Retrospective analysis of seventy-one patients with neuroendocrine tumor and review of the literature.},
  author={Mutlu Doğan and B{\"u}lent Yalçin and Nuriye Yildirim Ozdemir and Ulku Yalcintas Arslan and Lutfi Dogan and Gungor Utkan and Hakan Akbulut and Nurullah Zengin and Necati Alkiş and Fikri Içli},
  journal={Medical oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={2021-6}
}
Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are rare, but their incidence is gradually increasing. In this study, demographical and tumor characteristics, treatment modalities, responses, and survival rates were evaluated in the patients with NET. Seventy-one patients with NET from 3 tertiary care centers evaluated retrospectively. Overall survival (OS), progression-free survival (PFS), and disease-free survival rates were estimated by Kaplan-Meier Method. Male/female ratio was 0.86 (33/38). Median age was 52… CONTINUE READING

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