Risk of Metastatic Spread in Patients with Early-Stage, Surgically Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Abstract #217

Introduction: The risk of metastatic spread among patients with early-stage surgically resected pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors has not been well-established.
Aim(s): To measure recurrence-free survival (RFS) for patients with resected stage I-III pNETs, stratified by AJCC (American Joint Committee on Cancer) stage.
Materials and methods: Patients with surgically resected non-metastatic pNETs treated at the Moffitt Cancer Center were assigned a stage (I-III) based on the new AJCC classification. Recurrence-free survival was measured for each stage. A separate analysis was performed excluding patients who had been referred to Moffitt Cancer Center after metastatic recurrence.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg

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