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7. False positives and false negatives in neuroendocrine tumors diagnosis: clinical reports

Abstract

Differential diagnosis NETsmay be highly challenging. In order to exclude conditions that may mimic a neuroendocrine neoplasms, a deep knowledge of all the aspects of the disease, together with an adequate capacity to interpret clinical data and imaging findings and to put them in right correlation, are strongly warranted. Patients which suspected neuroendocrine neoplasms should be referred to reference centers to receive optimal multidisciplinary care. Free full text available at www.tumorionline.it

Tumori 2010; 96(5): 827 - 832

Article Type: ORIGINAL RESEARCH ARTICLE

Authors

Monika Ducceschi, Sara Pusceddu, Marco Platania

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Authors

  • Ducceschi, Monika [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
    Medical Oncology Unit 2,Centro di Riferimento per lo Studio e la Cura dei Carcinoidi e dei Tumori Neuroendocrini (CeRiCa), Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
  • Pusceddu, Sara [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
    Medical Oncology Unit 2,Centro di Riferimento per lo Studio e la Cura dei Carcinoidi e dei Tumori Neuroendocrini (CeRiCa), Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
  • Platania, Marco [PubMed] [Google Scholar]
    Medical Oncology Unit 2,Centro di Riferimento per lo Studio e la Cura dei Carcinoidi e dei Tumori Neuroendocrini (CeRiCa), Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy

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