Morphologic Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Prostate: An Updated Review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

CONTEXT.—: The incidence of neuroendocrine tumors of the prostate increases after hormonal therapy. Neuroendocrine tumors possess a broad spectrum of morphologic features and pose challenges in the pathologic diagnosis and clinical management of patients. OBJECTIVE.—: To present a brief updated summary of neuroendocrine tumors of the prostate with an overview of their histopathologic and immunohistochemical profiles and differential diagnoses. DATA SOURCES.—: Literature review, personal experience in the daily practice of pathologic diagnosis, and laboratory research. CONCLUSIONS.—: Our understanding of neuroendocrine tumors of the prostate classification and diagnosis continues to evolve. These advances benefit the risk stratification and management of prostate cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hu, J; Han, B; Huang, J

Published Date

  • March 2020

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 144 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 320 - 325

PubMed ID

  • 31644322

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1543-2165

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5858/arpa.2019-0434-RA


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States