Circulating tumor cells in neuroendocrine neoplasms

Andreas Raffel, Ellen Honisch, Markus Krausch, Dieter Niederacher, Martin Anlauf, Wolfgang Janni, Wolfram Trudo Knoefel & Nick H Stoecklein
Introduction: We (and others) have previously shown that neuroendocrine neoplasias (NEN) express EpCAM with increasing malignancy. Concluding on this we performed a prospective analyzed study for examing circulating tumor cells in blood of patients with NEN. Material and methods: 29 patients with[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]