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ea0005p120 | Endocrine Tumours and Neoplasia | BES2003

Clinical and biochemical prognostic indicators at diagnosis in 117 midgut carcinoid tumours

Turner G , Johnston B , McCance D , Watson R , Buchanan K , Ardill J

Background/Aims: Prognosis in midgut carcinoid tumours (MGCs) is difficult to predict. Studies of traditional clinical parameters give conflicting results. This is a large retrospective survival analysis of both clinical and biochemical data collected at diagnosis before treatment.Methods: Sequential cases of MGCs were identified using a database in Belfast from 1978. Clinical notes and pre-treatment plasma Neurokinin A (NKA) concentrations, were reviewed for each patient ...