Prognostic Role of Smoking in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NET)
Introduction: Large retrospective series identified several prognostic factors for GEP-NET such as sex, race, age, primary localization, stage or tumor grade. Several studies suggested a prognostic role of smoking in many cancer types. However, no data has been reported in GEP-NET.
Aim(s): To asses prognostic role of smoking in GEP-NET.
Materials and methods: We reviewed the records of 94 patients (pts) with GEP-NET from our institution diagnosed between 1998 and 2013. Patients and disease characteristics (demographic data, histologic grade, location, stage) and survival outcome were compared between never smokers (NS)(n=53) and current or former smokers (S)(n=39).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETSConcerence (2014)
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