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Genetics of Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Neoplasias (PDQ®): Genetics - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (02 / 08 / 2013)

The PDQ cancer information summaries are reviewed regularly and updated as new information becomes available. This section describes the latest changes made to this summary as of the date above.

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Updated statistics with estimated new cases for 2013 (cited American Cancer Society as reference 7).

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN1)

Added Table 1, Major Clinical Features of MEN1, Familial Isolated Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperparathyroidism–Jaw Tumor Syndrome, and Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia (cited Christensen et al. as reference 56).

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2 (MEN2)

Updated statistics with estimated new cases and deaths for 2013 (cited American Cancer Society as reference 26).

This summary is written and maintained by the PDQ Cancer Genetics Editorial Board, which is editorially independent of NCI. The summary reflects an independent review of the literature and does not represent a policy statement of NCI or NIH. More information about summary policies and the role of the PDQ Editorial Boards in maintaining the PDQ summaries can be found on the About This PDQ Summary and PDQ NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database pages.

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