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Ileal carcinoid tumor with liver metastases and cardiac involvement treated with intraarterial liposomal doxorubicin and valve replacement

González Cao M., Bastarrika G. [SP], García-Foncillas J., Aristu J. [SP], Chopitea A. [SP], Martín Algarra S.
Medical Oncology Department, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Magazine: Clinical and Translational Oncology

Date: May 1, 2006

Radiology [SP] Radiation Oncology Medical Oncology

Unless carcinoid are in general slow-growing tumors, some cases could be frankly malignant. The commonest cause of death in patients suffering a carcinoid tumor is liver failure due to tumor progression. When tumors have a fast evolution a multidisciplinary approach must be perform.

This case report is an example of this specific situation.

CITATION  Clin Transl Oncol. 2006 May;8(5):369-71

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