Table 1

Incidence of bombesin receptor subtype expression in various human cancers

Tumor typen of casesReceptor incidence
GRP-RNMB-RBB3-R
Prostate carcinomas1212/120/120/12
Breast carcinomas5741/570/570/57
NEa GEP tumors
Gastrinomas55/50/50/5
Intestinal carcinoids240/2411/240/24
Thymic carcinoid10/11/10/1
NE lung tumors
Bronchial carcinoids260/261/269/26
Small cell lung cancers93/90/94/9
LCNEC10/10/11/1
Renal cell carcinomas166/160/164/16
Ewing sarcomas100/100/102/10
  • a NE, neuroendocrine; GEP, gastroenteropancreatic; LCNEC, large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.