Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the pancreas represent a rare entity of primary pancreatic tumors. However, with the continuous progress in modern diagnostics NET`s are increasingly detected and prognostic factors are being reevaluated to establish personalized treatment concepts.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Fritz Klein
Introduction: Reliable biomarkers represent a crucial unmet need in the management of neuroendocrine tumors. Tumor necrosis has been suggested to have a prognostic value in selected solid tumors but is not included in established WHO NET Grading Systems. However, little is known regarding the influence of tumor necrosis on tumor progression and prognosis in patients with liver metastasis from neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Georgi Atanasov