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, Volume 425, Issue 6, pp 547–560 | Cite as

Revised classification of neuroendocrine tumours of the lung, pancreas and gut

  • C. Capella
  • P. U. Heitz
  • H. Höfler
  • E. Solcia
  • G. Klöppel
Review Article


In this article new classifications of the neuroendocrine tumours of the lung, pancreas and gut are proposed. These classifications use a common frame work and attempt to consider the morphological, functional as well as biological features of the tumours.

Key words

Neuroendocrine tumour Classification Lung Pancreas Gut 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Capella
    • 1
  • P. U. Heitz
    • 2
  • H. Höfler
    • 3
  • E. Solcia
    • 4
  • G. Klöppel
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Pavia at VareseItaly
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Department of PathologyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  4. 4.Department of PathologyUniversity of PaviaPaviaItaly
  5. 5.Department of Pathology, Academic Hospital JetteFree University of BrusselsBrusselsBelgium

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