neuroendocrine carcinoma


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neuroendocrine carcinoma

tumor originating in neuroendocrine cells; most common in the lung, but may occur in any organ.

neuroendocrine carcinoma

Any of a diverse group of malignancies, such as carcinoid, islet cell tumors, neuroblastoma, and small-cell carcinomas of the lung. All have dense core granules and produce polypeptides that can be identified by immunochemical methods.
See also: carcinoma
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Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma has been recognized as a distinct, relatively infrequent pathological entity that occurs at multiple sites in head and neck regions.
Impact of histological subtype on long-term outcomes of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast.
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Interestingly, pathologic examination of our tumor showed a large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma embedded in poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma.
The NANETS consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of poorly differentiated (high-grade) extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas.
These entities oscillate from low-grade typical carcinoids (TC) intermediate-grade atypical carcinoids (AC) to high-grade large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) and small cell lung carcinomas (SCLC) (10).
A new virus, Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV), recently was discovered in humans with Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), a relatively rare, aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma.
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alpha]-Conotoxin imperialis I inhibits nicotine-evoked hormone release and cell proliferation in human neuroendocrine carcinoma cells.