Treatment of Neuroendocrine Cancer Metastatic to the Liver: The Role of Ablative Techniques

@article{Atwell2004TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of Neuroendocrine Cancer Metastatic to the Liver: The Role of Ablative Techniques},
  author={Thomas D. Atwell and J. Charboneau and Florencia G. Que and Joseph Rubin and B. Douglas Lewis and David M. Nagorney and Matthew R. Callstrom and Michael A. Farrell and Henry C. Pitot and Timothy J. Hobday},
  journal={CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={409-421}
}
Carcinoid tumors and islet cell neoplasms are neuroendocrine neoplasms with indolent patterns of growth and association with bizarre hormone syndromes. These tumors behave in a relatively protracted and predictable manner, which allows for multiple therapeutic options. Even in the presence of hepatic metastases, the standard of treatment for neuroendocrine malignancy is surgery, either with curative intent or for tumor cytoreduction, i.e., resection of 90% or more of the tumor volume. Image… CONTINUE READING
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