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Guidelines for the management of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (including carcinoid) tumours
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    The site distribution of gastrointestinal carcinoids differs between races
    • Tsuyoshi Konishi
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      • Toshiaki Watanabe, Tetsuichiro Muto, Kenjiro Kotake, and Hirokazu Nagawa, on behalf of the Japanese Society for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the guideline for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (including carcinoid) tumors by Ramage et al.[1] In this excellent guideline, they reported that appendix is the most frequent site of gastrointestinal primary endocrine tumors, consisting 35% of the total tumors, while colon and rectal carcinoids consisted only 7% and 10%, respectively. One important aspect not ment...

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