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ea0086p196 | Endocrine Cancer and Late Effects | SFEBES2022

Prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in neuroendocrine tumour-Single Centre Experience

Tun Yee LaiLai , Myint Han Myint , Kapur Gaurav , Swe Myint Khin

Background: Neuroendocrine tumours (NET) are heterogenous group of tumours commonly arising from Gastro-pancreatic (GI) and pulmonary origins. Combination of bowel resection, disease related diarrhoea and somatostatin analogue therapy (SSA) can contribute to vitamin B12 deficiency (B12D). International guidelines do not suggest routine screening. Total serum cobalamin (B12) level can be falsely normal in patients with B12D. Cells take up B12 in the form of Holotranscobalamin (...