Korean J Radiol.  2019 Jan;20(1):5-17. 10.3348/kjr.2018.0040.

What Is New in the 2017 World Health Organization Classification and 8th American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging System for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms?

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  • 1Department of Radiology and Research Institute of Radiology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. medimash@gmail.com
  • 2Department of Oncology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
  • 3Department of Pathology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
  • 4Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea.
  • 5Department of Imaging, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
  • 6Department of Imaging, UH Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.

Abstract

The diagnosis and management of pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) have evolved significantly in recent years. There are several diagnostic and therapeutic challenges and controversies regarding the management of these lesions. In this review, we focus on the recent significant changes and controversial issues regarding the diagnosis and management of NENs and discuss the role of imaging in the multidisciplinary team approach.

Keyword

Pancreas; Neuroendocrine tumor; NET; Staging; Management; Multidisciplinary
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