ASO Author Reflections: Revisiting Risk of Dissemination from Small Rectal Neuroendocrine Tumors

  • Ian W. Folkert
  • Robert E. RosesEmail author
ASO Author Reflections



Ian W. Folkert and Robert E. Roses report no conflicts of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncologic SurgeryHospital of the University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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