Epidemiological Characteristics of Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Retrospective Analysis of a Single Centre


Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a small heterogeneous group of cancers, developing from the neuroendocrine system. NETs may include functional or non-functional tumors; moreover, they may be familial and have further associated tumors.

Aim(s): To evaluate and analyze NET patients affering to our centre.

Materials and methods: We identified all NET cases evaluated between 2004 and 2018 at a single Sicilian oncological centre and determined different subgroups based on sex, age at diagnosis, staging and grading.

Conference: 17th Annual ENETSConcerence (2020)

Presenting Author: Giuffrida D

Authors: Puliafito I, Blanco G, Sciacca D, Colarossi C, Leotta E,

Keywords: neuroendocrine, tumors, our, retrospective, analysis,

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