Introduction: Rb and p53 status may help distinguishing well from poorly differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) and may predict response to chemotherapy. Studies correlating Rb/p53 genetic and immunohistochemistry were performed on high-quality frozen samples with high throughput techniques efficient for copy number determination. This situation differs from routine practice in which small deletions may be hard to detect on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples with a gene panel approach.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Presenting Author: Dr Jerome Cros