Description and Treatment of GEP NETs in a Spanish Hospital During 10 Years Abstract #253

Introduction: In our area the GEP NET incidence is similar to that of gastric and exocrine pancreatic cancers consequently being important to know their characteristics and the most convenient therapeutic approach.
Aim(s): To analyze the epidemiology and treatment of GEP NETs in a reference hospital for Asturias, a Spanish region with about a million inhabitants.
Materials and methods: We present a retrospective analysis of 151 patients (mean age 63 and 54% males) attended in our Medical Oncology Department from January 2000 to December 2010. The most frequent histological types were: carcinoids 59% followed by non-functioning pancreatic tumors 24%, unknown primary localization 9%, gastrinomas 4%, insulinomas 2% and vipomas 1%.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Paula Jiménez Fonseca

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