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Cite this page: Features to report for tumors. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/appendixfeatures.html. Accessed October 21st, 2016.
Definition / General
- As of June 2012, there are updated College of American Pathologists (CAP) protocols for both appendiceal adenocarcinomas and well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the appendix: visit CAP.org and search for "Cancer Protocols and Checklists"
- Staging for NETS does not include poorly differentiated (high-grade, G3) neuroendocrine carcinomas, small cell carcinomas, and goblet cell carcinoids (use CAP protocol for appendiceal carcinomas)