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Title Neuroendocrine tumours : diagnosis and management / Suayib Yalcin, Kjell Öberg, editors
Published Heidelberg : Springer, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 578 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Online access with purchase: Springer (t)
Contents Introduction -- Historical Background -- Epidemiology -- Pathological Classification -- Carcinoid Syndrome -- Molecular Biology -- İnsulinoma -- Gastrinoma -- Vipoma -- Glucagonoma -- Pathological Evaluation -- Radiological Imaging -- Nuclear Imaging -- Genetic Syndromes Associated with NET -- Surgical Approach -- Locoregional treatment (RFA) -- Embolization (Chemo/radio) -- PRRT -- Management of Hormonal symptoms -- Chemotherapy -- Somatostatin Analogues -- Targeted Therapies -- Guidelines -- Societies and Guidelines -- Biomarkers -- Medullary Thyroid Cancer -- Adrenocortical Cancer -- Paraganglioma, feokromositoma -- Nonfonksiyone pNET -- Somatostatinoma -- Poorly differentiated NET -- Management of MEN -- Ppoma
Summary This book is a timely textbook that covers all aspects of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) from epidemiology, pathological classification and evaluation, and molecular biology through to diagnostic imaging methods and therapeutic options, including the latest targeted therapies. The various types of NET are individually discussed, including carcinoid tumors, insulinomas, gastrinomas, glucagonomas, VIPomas, somatostatinomas, PPomas, medullary thyroid carcinomas, adrenocortical cancer, pheochromocytomas, paragangliomas, and non-functioning pancreatic NETs. The contributing authors are internationally recognized experts who bring a wealth of experience to the subject. This book will be an invaluable source of information for practicing medical oncologists, surgeons, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, and pathologists and also trainees
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 2, 2015)
Subject Neuroendocrine tumors -- Diagnosis.
Neuroendocrine tumors -- Treatment.
Neuroendicrine Tumors -- diagnosis
Neuroendicrine Tumors -- therapy
Form Electronic book
Author Öberg, Kjell, editor
Yalcin, Suayib, editor
ISBN 3662452146 (print)
3662452154 (electronic bk.)
9783662452141 (print)
9783662452158 (electronic bk.)