Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) may occur at many sites in the body although the majority occur within the gastroenteropancreatic axis. Non-gastroenteropancreatic NETs encompass phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas, medullary thyroid carcinoma, anterior pituitary tumour, broncho-pulmonary NETs and parathyroid tumours. Like most endocrine tumours, NETs also express somatostatin (SST) receptors (subtypes 1-5) whose ligand SST is known to inhibit endocrine and exocrine secretions and have anti-tu...Expand abstract
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Somatostatin receptor biology in neuroendocrine and pituitary tumours: part 1--molecular pathways.
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