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

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

[Article in Polish]

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Klinka Gastroenterologii PAM, Szczecin, Poland. kgastro@sci.pam.szczecin.pl

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.

PMID:
18335404
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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