Introduction: The majority of all NETs develop in the GI tract and about one third develop in the lungs; approximately 43% and 51% of pts, respectively, are diagnosed with adv disease (regional or distant metastasis). While GI and lung NETs are rare, their incidence has increased markedly over the past four decades. The severe and progressive nature of adv NET suggests significant costs for pts and payers.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Lotte Gaasvik