Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Role of Novel Agents

Alexios S Strimpakos, Kostas N Syrigos & Muhammad Wasif Saif
Neuroendocrine tumors of pancreas (PNET) are very rare, consisting of heterogeneous histological subtypes with a variable natural history and different clinical manifestations. Although the vast majority of these neoplasms are sporadic, it is possible to be part of a genetic syndrome such as multiple endocrine neoplasia 1 (MEN-1) or tuberous sclerosis (TSC). When systemic treatment is required the options are limited and management strategy is generally based on experts’ consensus or clinical experience. The prognosis...

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