An overview of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours
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An overview of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

Andrea Burgess Nurse clinician, Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

This article outlines pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours including aetiology, investigations needed to make a diagnosis and the treatment options. It aims to provide general and oncology nurses with information about these rare but challenging tumours and it also offers some suggestions on how to improve patient care.

Nursing Standard. 23, 8,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.10.23.8.35.c6714

Correspondence

andrea.burgess@christie.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review