Neoadjuvant peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for an inoperable neuroendocrine pancreatic carcinoma Abstract #13

Introduction: Pancreatic endocrine tumors (pNETs) are rare but are among the most common neuroendocrine neoplasms of the abdomen. At diagnosis, many of them are already advanced and difficult to treat.
Aim(s): We tried to perform a downstaging of a primary inoperable pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor to reach operability.
Materials and methods: We report on an initially inoperable malignant pancreatic endocrine tumor in a 33-year-old woman who received neoadjuvant peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) as first-line treatment.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel Kaemmerer

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