Vol 59, No 1 (2008)
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Published online: 2008-01-21

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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
Endokrynol Pol 2008;59(1):97-104.


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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