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39 results for "Ameri".
#3058 Diagnosis and Assessment of Effectiveness of Surgical Resection of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumours: The Roles of Circulating MicroRNAs
Introduction: MicroRNAs (miRNA) are small noncoding RNA molecules implicated in the pathophysiology of myriad neoplasms. Clinically useful biomarkers are needed in SB NET to ascertain disease aggressiveness, select treatment strategy, detect early recurrence and monitor response.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Ashley Clift
#2816 Germline Variants in Cancer Predisposing Genes in Young Adults with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Advances in genomics have enabled the recognition of new cancer predisposing genes (CPG). There are few studies of CPG in neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Prof Rachel Riechelmann
#2893 Prediction of Survival for Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Systematic Review of Clinical Tools
Introduction: Clinical prediction tools aggregate patient and disease information to predict outcomes. Little is known about gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors (GI-NET) prediction tools accuracy and utility.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Julie Hallet
Authors: Hallet J, Ho G, Beyfuss K, Chan D, ...
#2939 Prognostic Evaluation for Gastroenteropancreatic NEC: AJCC or ENETS Staging Classification or Others?
Introduction: For poorly-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEP-NEC), American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) recommends to use a classification different from that for well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumor. However, this is not adopted by European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) staging classification.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Chen L, Lin Z, Zhang T, ...
#2969 Lanreotide Autogel and Octreotide LAR Treatment Patterns: Results from a Nationwide French Retrospective Study
Introduction: Lanreotide autogel (LAN) and octreotide LAR (OCT) are long acting somatostatin analogues (LA-SSAs) used to treat acromegaly and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). Previous studies conducted in North America and Sweden showed some differences between both LA-SSAs in terms of dose and persistence.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Marion Feuilly
#3004 Development of Anti-SSTR CAR T Cells for Future Treatment of NETs
Introduction: NETs overexpress somatostatin receptors (SSTRs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr. Mauro Cives
#3008 A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis of Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Introduction: Thymic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) is a rare type of tumor located in the anterior mediastinum.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Chen J, ...
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
#87 Alterations of E-cadherin, beta-catenin and caveolin-1 expression in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP NETs) comprise a heterogeneous group of neoplasm with different histological patterns and biological behavior. Only limited information is available on immunohistochemical prognostic factors of disease. Alterations in the cell-cell adhesion system are closely associated with cell invasion and metastasis in many malignancies, including those of endocrine origin. Abnormal expression of E-cadherin and beta-catenin has been reported to play an important role in these processes. Caveolin-1 has recently been identified as a tumor metastasis modifier factor, which might increase the cell metastasis potential through the interaction with E-cadherin. However, the role of caveolin-1 in GEP NETs cell invasion remains unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Vera V Delektorskaya
Authors: Delektorskaya V, Chemeris G, ...
#97 The role of Ki-67 in the prognosis and management of neuroendocrine (NET) patients in a multdisciplinary cancer center
Introduction: The role of Ki-67 in NETs has become increasingly important, especially in light of the current trend in oncology to incorporate pathological molecular characteristics in determining treatment. In North America, Ki-67 is used inconsistently, as there exists some debate in the literature about its predictive value.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simron Singh
Authors: Singh S, Rowsel C, Ingber N, Yang S, ...