Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs)

Introduction Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms are a cancer of neuroendocrine cells that are within the pancreas. Neuroendocrine neoplasms arising from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous system within the pancreas. Also known as “islet cell tumors“ Epidemiology Classification Non-functional (non hormone-secreting) tumours (common) Functional (hormone-secreting) tumours (less common) Functional (hormone-secreting) tumours: β-cells → Insulinoma G-cells…