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Neuroendocrine tumours 

Neuroendocrine tumours
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Neuroendocrine tumours
Author(s):

Jamshed Bomanji

and G. Gnanasegaran

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198568421.003.0005
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date: 23 October 2020

Chapter 5 discusses general principles of radionuclide therapy with regard to neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), which are rare, slow-growing malignancies and have distinct biological and clinical characteristics, and includes 131I-Meta-iodobenzylguanidine (131I-mIBG) therapy, peptides, recent advances and future concern, radioembolization/intra-arterial 90Y-Lanreotide therapy, medical management, hepatic artery chemoembolization, and radiotherapy for neuroendocrine tumours.

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