Delays in Diagnosing Neuroendocrine Tumours by Secondary Care Specialities Abstract #1466

Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NETs) are considered to be a diagnostic challenge, many patients presenting with metastatic disease to a number of specialities in secondary care
Aim(s): To evaluate time taken to diagnose NETs and to explore the specialities and pathways involved in making diagnoses
Materials and methods: Retrospective analyses were conducted on records from patients visiting NET clinics and from the NET MDT in South East Wales. Data on presenting symptoms, specialities involved in addition to tumour characteristics were collected
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid Khan

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