Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

  • Joseph R. Pisegna

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Lauren Fishbein, Katherine L. Nathanson
    Pages 9-32
  3. Christos Toumpanakis
    Pages 33-39
  4. Maneesh H. Singh, David C. Metz
    Pages 41-62
  5. Susan Yuditskaya, Monica C. Skarulis
    Pages 63-82
  6. Kali Zhou, Wendy Ho
    Pages 83-93
  7. Amit Raina, Vinay Chandrasekhara
    Pages 111-116
  8. James X. Wu, F. Charles Brunicardi
    Pages 117-126
  9. Ken Herrmann, Rudolf A. Werner, Christina Blümel, Martin S. Allen-Auerbach
    Pages 135-144
  10. Sandy T. Liu, Andrew E. Hendifar, Edward M. Wolin
    Pages 145-162
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 163-167

About this book


This book provides the reader with a multidisciplinary approach that is state of the art and reflects input from the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society and the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society. In particular, the text focuses on the pathophysiology of neuroendocrine tumors and includes a comprehensive review of the most recent developments in understanding the complex hormone and receptor signaling that is important for the future development of potent pharmacological treatments. The volume reviews the pathological grading and staging systems providing useful clinical information for the treating clinician as well as a useful reference for pathologists. The clinical management of neuroendocrine tumors is reviewed enabling the treating physician to understand the diagnostic approaches to differentiating the various types of neuroendocrine tumors. In addition, the treatments are reviewed in great detail and include novel radiological, surgical, and chemotherapeutic approaches.

The reader will utilize this book as both a comprehensive and quick reference guide through the use of diagnostic and treatment algorithms. Written by international experts in their particular field of study, Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors will be of great value to medical oncologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, surgeons, and diagnostic and interventional radiologists.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph R. Pisegna
    • 1
  1. 1.VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1797-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1798-3
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Internal Medicine & Dermatology