NETs increasing but mortality stable

The annual incidence of neuroendocrine tumours (NET) in Queensland has more than trebled from 2.0 per 100,000 in 1986 to 6.3 per 100,000 in 2015. According to retrospective study of all 4,580 cases NETs diagnosed in the state during those thirty years, rectal, stomach, appendiceal and pancreatic NETs had the greatest increase in rates. The ...

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