By Suayib Yalcin, Kjell Öberg
This e-book is a well timed textbook that covers all elements of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) from epidemiology, pathological category and evaluate and molecular biology via to diagnostic imaging tools and healing thoughts, together with the most recent exact cures. a few of the different types of web are separately mentioned, together with carcinoid tumors, insulinomas, gastrinomas, glucagonomas, VIPomas, somatostatinomas, PPomas, medullary thyroid carcinomas, adrenocortical melanoma, pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas and non-functioning pancreatic NETs. The contributing authors are across the world famous specialists who carry a wealth of expertise to the topic. This ebook could be a useful resource of knowledge for working towards clinical oncologists, surgeons, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists and pathologists and likewise trainees.
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J Occup Environ Med 44:516–522 66. Cross AJ, Hollenbeck AR, Park Y (2013) A large prospective study of risk factors for adenocarcinomas and malignant carcinoid tumors of the small intestine. 1 Introduction Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are diagnostically challenging tumors, as they comprehend a heterogeneous group of epithelial neoplasms with neuroendocrine differentiation [1, 2]. In the past, medical treatment has been mostly chemotherapy based and has not taken into consideration varying tumor biology.