The Surgical Management of Lung Neuroendocrine Neoplasms

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This review summarizes key recent developments relevant to the surgical management of lung neuroendocrine neoplasms (L-NENs), including typical and atypical carcinoids, large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, and small cell lung carcinoma. This review includes recent insights into the classification, clinical presentation, diagnostic workup, treatment options, and follow-up. Highlighted topics include general principles of surgery in localized or locally advanced or metastatic L-NENs, lung-sparing surgery for small, peripheral typical carcinoids, adjuvant and systemic therapies for typical and atypical carcinoids, and surgery and adjuvant therapies for large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and small cell lung carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1695
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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  • carcinoid, large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, lung neuroendocrine neoplasms, small cell lung cancer, surgery

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