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Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are considered rare tumors and are characterized by their ability to produce peptides that cause typical hormonal syndromes. Neuroendocrine tumors consist of a wide spectrum of malignancies with different histology that can arise from distributed neuroendocrine cells in the body. Although these tumors are frequently indolent, they can be aggressive and resistant to therapy. Its incidence in the U.S.A has been rising in the last three decades (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry). NETs are more common than generally believed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Dr Ferdinando Riccardi
Introduction: SSAs have been demonstrated to have antiproliferative effects in ileal NETs. The 2010 WHO NET classification provides a grading score which can be helpful in predicting tumor response to SSA.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano