The Risk of Metachronous Cancers In Patients with Small Intestinal Carcinoid Tumors Abstract #306

Introduction: Small intestinal carcinoids (SIC) are the most common small bowel malignancies. No population-based study has examined the risk for, and prognosis of, metachronous cancers and SICs.
Aim(s): To determine the risk of developing SIC before and after other primary malignancies (PM) and the prognosis of patients with SIC with and without PM.
Materials and methods: We used the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results (SEER) database to identify pts diagnosed with SICs between 1973-2007. Multiple Primary-Standardized Incidence Ratios were calculated. Kaplan-Meier methods and COX Proportional-Hazard models were used to test survival differences among SIC patients with and without another PM.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Michelle Kim

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