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Neuroendocrine tumors of the colon - management guidelines (recommended by The Polish Network of Neuroendocrine Tumors)

Teresa Starzyńska, Andrzej Szawłowski, Beata Kos-Kudła, Leszek Królicki, Jolanta Kunikowska, Anna Nasierowska-Guttmejer, Sławomir Rudzki, Wojciech Zgliczyński oraz pozostali ucze Stołu
Endokrynologia Polska 2008;59(1):97-104.

open access

Vol 59, No 1 (2008)
Postgraduate education
Published online: 2008-01-21
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract

The neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the colon are rare with a rising incidence due to an increased number of diagnostic examination including screening colonoscopy. According to distinct prognosis and treatment these tumors are classified as colonic or rectal NET. This paper provides the consensus guidelines for management of patients with these neoplasms recommended by the Polish Neuroendocrine Tumor Network Group. Furthermore the epidemiology and clinical presentation are described.
Pol J Endocrinol 2008; 59 (1): 97-104

Abstract

The neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the colon are rare with a rising incidence due to an increased number of diagnostic examination including screening colonoscopy. According to distinct prognosis and treatment these tumors are classified as colonic or rectal NET. This paper provides the consensus guidelines for management of patients with these neoplasms recommended by the Polish Neuroendocrine Tumor Network Group. Furthermore the epidemiology and clinical presentation are described.
Pol J Endocrinol 2008; 59 (1): 97-104
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Keywords

neuroendocrine tumors of the colon; management; epidemiology; clinical presentation

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Title

Neuroendocrine tumors of the colon - management guidelines (recommended by The Polish Network of Neuroendocrine Tumors)

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 59, No 1 (2008)

Pages

97-104

Published online

2008-01-21

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2008;59(1):97-104.

Keywords

neuroendocrine tumors of the colon
management
epidemiology
clinical presentation

Authors

Teresa Starzyńska
Andrzej Szawłowski
Beata Kos-Kudła
Leszek Królicki
Jolanta Kunikowska
Anna Nasierowska-Guttmejer
Sławomir Rudzki
Wojciech Zgliczyński oraz pozostali ucze Stołu

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