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Authors Sippel RS, Chen H
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Journal Surg. Oncol. Clin. N. Am. Volume: 15 Issue: 3 Pages: 463-78
Publish Date 2006 Jul
PubMed ID 16882492

Carcinoid tumors can present a difficult diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma. Despite their reputation as indolent tumors, they frequently metastasize and can cause significant symptomatology. The only curative therapy remains surgical resection. The prognosis and treatment of carcinoids vary based on location and histology, and therapy must be tailored to each patient. Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System