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42 results for "Angiogenesis".
#77 Angiogenesis markers after hepatic artery embolization of liver metastases in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: In the event of diffuse hepatic metastases, hepatic artery embolization (HAE) can be a successful treatment option in patients with well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (WNET). Although there are suggestions of activation of the angiogenesis by HAE, no information is available about the development of growth factors caused by vascular obstruction with embolization.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MSc Catharina M Korse
#488 CUX1 Mediates Progression of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: CUX1 is a key mediator of tumor progression in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and is upregulated during tumorigenesis in PDAC. It contributes to tumor invasion and is resistant to apoptosis and angiogenesis.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Sebastian Krug
Keywords: CUX1, angiogenesis
#16 Endoglin as indicator of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas are rare, highly vascularized tumors. Endoglin, a Transforming Growth Factor-β co-receptor, is a marker for angiogenic endothelial cells. Angiogenesis is required for tumor progression and the development of metastases. Recently, endoglin expression was found to be a prognostic marker in pancreatic carcinomas. However, the role of endoglin in neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors has so far not been studied.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Patricia Kuiper
#180 Microvessel Density and Prognosis of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETS)
Introduction: The role of anti-angiogenic agents in GEP-NETS remains to be established. CD105 (Endoglin) identifies the TGF-ß1 receptor which is expressed on endothelial cells involved in tumor angiogenesis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Carlos A. S. Soares
#756 Evaluation of VEGF, VEGFR 1-2-3 and Endocan/ESM-1 Expression in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and Correlation with Ki-67 Labeling and Prognosis
Introduction: Angiogenesis is recognized to play a critical role in progressive tumor growth and spreading and its inhibition is a valuable approach to cancer treatment. Markers of angiogenesis include assessment of microvessel density on tissue sections (often evaluated with antibodies against pan-endothelial antigens, such as CD34) and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its receptors (VEGFR 1-2-3). Endocan, also called endothelial cell specific molecule-1 (ESM-1), has been shown to be expressed by endothelial tumor cells and especially by tip cells during angiogenesis. Endocan is highly up-regulated by pro-angiogenic molecules, such as VEGF. Recently, Endocan has been identified to be one of the molecules involved in the switch from dormant to fast-growing tumors. Among endocrine tumors, Endocan expression has been evaluated only in pituitary adenomas: a positive association between endothelial Endocan expression and recurrence risk, tumor size, tumoral invasion and average mitosis count has been demonstrated. In contrast, there was no association between endothelial Endocan expression and the Ki-67 labeling index
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Laura De Marinis
Authors: Lugli F, Iacovazzo D, Fusco A, Lanza P, ...
#618 Angiogenic Characteristics of Radiological Hypervascular Liver Tumors (NET, Hepatocellular Carcinoma) and Hypovascular Colorectal Liver Metastases and Their Microenvironment.
Introduction: Tumor and microenvironment are important for tumor progression. Liver tumors can be hypervascular or hypovascular during the arterial phase of cross-sectional imaging.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Koert De Jong
#882 Gene Expression Characterization of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors [GEPNETS: Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic NETs (GINETs and pNETs)] and Their Correlation with Clinical Factors and Tumor Behavior
Introduction: GEP-NETs are a heterogenous group of tumors with different molecular backgrounds and clinical outcome.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: J A Díaz Pérez
#1075 Filamin-A Is Required for Somatostatin Receptor 2 (SST2) Stabilization, Signaling and Angiogenesis Regulation in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin receptor type 2 (SST2) is the main pharmacological target for GEP-NETs. A subset of patients is resistant to somatostatin analogs (SSa), although the molecular mechanisms responsible for resistance are poorly understood. Several studies identified cytoskeleton protein as determinant in receptor anchoring and signaling
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Eleonora Vitali
Keywords: FLNA, SST2, GEP-NET
#1094 Experience with Bevacizumab in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Bevacizumab has shown promising activity in neuroendocrine tumors (NET) in combination with a multitude of other substances.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Leonidas Apostolidis
#1127 Zebrafish as a New In Vivo Model to Study Angiogenesis in Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET)
Introduction: Zebrafish is a powerful model to study human diseases, including cancer.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr Giovanni Vitale
Keywords: zebrafish, NET
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