What are the NCCN guidelines on the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the bowel?

Updated: Dec 23, 2018
  • Author: Evan S Ong, MD, MS; more...
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NCCN recommendations are as follows [7] :

  • Surgical resection with lymphadenectomy

  • Careful examination of the entire bowel and assessment of proximity to or involvement of the superior mesenteric artery and superior mesenteric vein

  • Prophylactic cholecystectomy if further treatment with octreotide or lanreotide is planned

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