Characterization of Elderly Patients (≥70 Years) with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) Abstract #710

Introduction: Incidence of NETs increases with age; however, age-specific epidemiologic analyses are lacking.
Aim(s): To epidemiologically characterize elderly patients (pts) with NETs and their association with NET prognostic factors.
Materials and methods: The data from the Spanish Regional ATNEA Registry were analysed for differences between the older (≥70 y) and younger (<70 y) patient population.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: María Isabel Sevilla García
Keywords: elderly, NETs

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