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Risk factors associated with the progression and metastases of hindgut neuroendocrine tumors: a retrospective study

  • Yoichiro Okubo1Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Rika Kasajima2,
  • Masaki Suzuki1,
  • Yohei Miyagi2,
  • Osamu Motohashi3,
  • Manabu Shiozawa4,
  • Emi Yoshioka1,
  • Kota Washimi1,
  • Kae Kawachi1,
  • Yoichi Kameda1 and
  • Tomoyuki Yokose1
BMC Cancer201717:769

Received: 6 July 2017

Accepted: 9 November 2017

Published: 16 November 2017

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Original Submission
6 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Steven Colquhoun
15 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Young Suk Park
27 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Yoichiro Okubo
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12885-017-3769-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pathology, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
Molecular Pathology and Genetics Division, Kanagawa Cancer Center Research Institute, Yokohama, Japan
Department of Gastroenterology, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan