Neuroendocrine Tumorigenesis

  • Nadine Gantenbein
  • Johannes HaybaeckEmail author


In the nineteenth century, T. Langhans, O. Lubarsch, and W. B. Ranson were the first to report on tumors of the small bowel which were not successfully characterized at that time. In September 1907, Siegfried Oberndorfer described lesions of the intestine and termed them “carcinoid.” His nomenclature of neuroendocrine tumors is still valid today [1]. These tumors are rare neoplasms, and about 0.46% of all malignant diseases and 2.5–5 cases per 100,000 individuals per year are neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) [2].


Pathway Member Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Integral Membrane Glycoprotein Balance Therapy Acid Nuclear Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyMedical University of GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.Department of PathologyMedical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany
  3. 3.Institute of PathologyMedical University of GrazGrazAustria

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