ea0056gp147 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2018
, Vitali Eleonora
, Veronesi Giulia
, Zerbi Alessandro
, Lania Andrea
Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare neoplasms showing a wide spectrum of clinical behaviors. The therapeutic options available for NET treatment are rarely curative and most are palliative, as NETs frequently show resistance to pharmacological therapy. Cancers develop in complex tissue environments, which they depend upon for sustained growth, invasion and metastasis. A major characteristic of the tumor microenvironment is inflammatory cell infiltration, where tumor-associat...