Do the math not the myth
Do the math, not the myth.
Another addition to the Invisible NET Patient Population – read more here
Source documents – please note the full study is paid article so only working from abstracts.
If this wasn’t enough, another study covering the same subject (referencing the above study) expands the issue to include appendiceal NETs and therefore Colon NETs. I realise the latter’s numbers are small but the appendiceal NET figures are already substantial.
Comparison of trends in early-onset colorectal cancer in North America and Europe. More evidence that the true incidence rates for Neuroendocrine Cance are being hidden by not recognising anatomical/histological subtypes. For example, in the abstract below, a second study categorised the appendix as part of the colon and did not distinguish between histological subtypes.
Read the abstract by clicking here.
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