Solid Organ Transplantation

Liver transplantation for neuroendocrine cancer

Liver transplantation can theoretically cure cancers which are slow growing and may be restricted to the liver at the time of transplantation. It can cure, for example, some hepatocellular carcinomas. Liver transplantation for the treatment of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) has a several decade history and also results in an occasional cure. The reported experience with transplantation for NETs is limited to about 150 cases with widely varying

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