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Bronchopulmonary NETs: A unique lung cancer

About 25% of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) originate in the bronchopulmonary system. These tumors include lung NETs and thymic NETs.30,31

  • Lung NETs comprise approximately 2% of primary lung tumors.32 They are a distinct subset of NETs that share common anatomic primary sites but represent a spectrum of different histologic diagnoses, clinical behaviors, and natural histories31
  • Thymic NETs account for 2% of all mediastinal tumors.31 These tumors are usually sporadic,1,31 often more aggressive than other NETs, and are associated with a less favorable prognosis31

Median 5-year survival is 27% for patients with well-differentiated bronchial NETs with distant metastases.1

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Animation to help you learn more about bronchial and thymic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)