Comparison of chemotherapeutic treatment outcomes of advanced extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas and advanced small-cell lung carcinoma

  • Terashima T
  • Morizane C
  • Hiraoka N
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Abstract

The chemotherapy for small-cell lung carcinoma (SCLC) has been adopted for advanced extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas (EP-NECs). The aim of this study was to clarify the efficacy of standard SCLC regimens when used to treat EP-NECs and to compare the outcome with that for SCLC.

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  • Chemotherapy
  • Extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • Prognosis
  • Prognostic factor
  • Small-cell lung carcinoma

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