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#912 Serial 89Zr-bevacizumab PET in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors before and on Everolimus Treatment
Introduction: Everolimus increases PFS in patients with advanced NETs. Currently, no biomarkers are available for early selection of patients who will benefit from everolimus. Everolimus can reduce VEGF-A production by tumor cells.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Adrienne H Brouwers
#50 Clinical-morphology correlation in diagnostics and evaluating surgery results of pancreatic insulinoma and nesidiobastosis
Introduction: Organic hyperinsulinism syndrome (OHS) is revealed in 85% cases of pancreas insulinoma. Nesidioblastosis (NB) induces OHS in 15% of the cases. Surgical cure provides all symptoms of insulinoma disappearing, while cytoreductive operation results in considerable improvement of life quality. There is no intraoperative opportunity to reveal insulinoma grade, even if an urgent biopsy is performed. Thus, it is essential to determine the cause of OHS and to apply the surgical cure method during the preoperational period, thereby improving the long-term prognosis.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Evelina Askenderova
#51 Epidemiology of the neuroendocrine tumors diagnosed in Cardarelli Hospital: a retrospective single-institution analysis of 274 cases
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are considered rare tumors and are characterized by their ability to produce peptides that cause typical hormonal syndromes. Neuroendocrine tumors consist of a wide spectrum of malignancies with different histology that can arise from distributed neuroendocrine cells in the body. Although these tumors are frequently indolent, they can be aggressive and resistant to therapy. Its incidence in the U.S.A has been rising in the last three decades (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry). NETs are more common than generally believed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Ferdinando Riccardi
#59 Incidence and clinical significance of adrenal masses in patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The widespread application of modern imaging modalities, mainly computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has revealed a 2-3% incidence of inadvertently discovered adrenal masses, the majority of which are non-functioning benign adrenal adenomas. In the presence of a known malignancy, such lesions have a more than 30% incidence of being metastases. As patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETS) have mainly well-differentiated and slow-growing tumors and are subject to routine abdominal imaging for disease staging or during follow-up, it is important to study the incidence and significance of such lesions based on the recently introduced TNM classification system.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Georgios Kanakis
#81 Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs): our experience in a multidisciplinary team in a university hospital
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) have a low incidence and prevalence representing < 2% of all gastrointestinal tumors with a heterogeneous biological behavior and an often complex management.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jose Manuel Cabezas-Agricola
#128 Multidisciplinary reference centers: the need for combined expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of malignancies with increasing incidence (Yao et al. J Clin Oncol 2008;26:3063–72). Multidisciplinary reference centers (MRCs) can potentially offer better clinical outcomes by integrating and coordinating expert care from many specialties, reducing delays in treatments and referrals, and allowing for accrual to clinical trials. MRCs have achieved improved outcomes in ovarian, breast and lung cancers (Pollock. Ann Surg 2008;248:510–6; Gabel et al. Cancer 1997;79:2380–4; Forrest et al. Br J Cancer 2005;93:977–8). Despite this, MRCs focusing on NETs are uncommon.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Simron Singh
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#131 Efficacy and safety results from a Phase II study of pasireotide (SOM230) in the treatment of patients with metastatic NETs refractory or resistant to octreotide LAR
Introduction: Pasireotide, a multi-receptor targeted somatostatin analogue, has 30-, 5- and 39-fold greater affinity for sst1,3 and sst5 receptors, respectively, and a slightly lower affinity for sst2, than octreotide. Because of this multi-receptor binding profile, pasireotide may be effective in controlling symptoms of carcinoid syndrome in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) who are no longer responsive to currently available somatostatin analogues.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Larry K Kvols
#601 Chromogranin A is a Sensitive Marker of Progression or Regression
Introduction: One of the most common is gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) NET of the pancreas, which constitute about 30% of all GEP NET. CgA is an excellent marker for NET and tumor volume and plasma CgA is suggested as the most reliable marker in follow-up of GEP but only few studies have been published.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Kenneth Jensen
#642 Correlation Between Chromogranin A and RECIST in Neuroendocrine Tumors’ Treatment
Introduction: High Chromogranin A (CGA) levels have been associated with both tumor burden and the secretory activity of GEPNETs specially carcinoids.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: PhD MD Paula Jimenez Fonseca
#689 Immunohistochemical Expression of Somatostatin Receptors 1, 2, 3, and 5 Types (SSR) in Functioning and Non-Functioning Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: SSRs are therapeutic targets for the somatostatin analogues in treatment of gasrtroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: MD Larisa Gurevich
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