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11 results for "Anthony".
#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
#341 Role of Chromogranin A and Neuron-Specific Enolase Biomarkers in Progression-Free Survival (PFS) with Everolimus (EVE) v. Placebo (PB) in Patients with Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNET): Phase III RADIANT-3 Results
Introduction: In previous phase II studies of EVE in patients with pNET, those with elevated baseline Chromogranin A (eCgA) and neuron-specific enolase (eNSE) levels experienced shorter PFS.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Oberg
Authors: Oberg K, Anthony L, Sideris L, Chen L T, ...
#385 Treatment of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor (NETS): A Single Center's Experience
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) of the gastrointestinal tract are rare, slow-growing neoplasms. Long-term management of these tumors varies among centers.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
Keywords: survival
#386 A Prospective Evaluation of the Effects of Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use on Plasma Biomarker Levels in Humans
Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used primarily to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. PPI-induced achlorhydria increases circulating gastrin and chromogranin A (CGA). CGA is a widely used biomarker for the diagnosis and follow-up for gut-based neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). PPI-induced increases in CGA or gastrin may falsely suggest the presence of a NET when none exists. Pancreastatin, a fragment of CGA, is also commonly used to diagnose and follow NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
#594 Neurokinin A Levels Predict Survival in Patients with Well-Differentiated Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recent European investigations demonstrated that persistently elevated (> 50 pg/ml) plasma neurokinin A (NKA) levels are associated with poor short-term survival in patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETS).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#813 Comparison of Manual and Automatic Methods of Ki-67 Proliferation Index for Neuroendocrine Tumors: The Development and Validation of a Novel Digital Pathology Tool (Ki-67Counter)
Introduction: Ki-67 proliferation index is an increasingly important biomarker used to grade neuroendocrine tumors. Manual counting methods are laborious and subject to inter- and intra-observer variability. Digital counting methods hold promise for fast and reproducible indices, however, they are fraught with technical difficulties.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Dr. Lin Yang
Authors: Neltner J, Su H, Xing F, Rosser J, ...
#1333 Efficacy and Safety of Telotristat Etiprate in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome not Adequately Controlled by Somatostatin Analog Therapy: Analysis of the Ongoing TELESTAR Extension Period
Introduction: TELESTAR was a pivotal, randomized phase 3 study evaluating telotristat etiprate (TE), a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor, among patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS). When added to somatostatin analogues (SSA), 250 mg tid and 500 mg tid TE each produced significantly greater bowel movement (BM) frequency reduction averaged over 12 weeks (wks) than placebo (PBO) plus SSA (p<0.001). Pts crossed over to open-label (OL) treatment with TE 500 mg tid after Wk 12. The extension phase (Wk 13 to Wk 48) is still ongoing
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dieter Hörsch
Authors: Hörsch D, Kulke M, Caplin M, Anthony L, ...
#1354 Patient Interviews in TELESTAR, a Phase 3 Study of Telotristat Etiprate, Report Meaningful Improvement in Carcinoid Syndrome
Introduction: Telotristat etiprate (TE) reduces serotonin production. In TELESTAR, a phase 3 study in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) on somatostatin analogues with ≥4 bowel movements (BM) per day, TE significantly reduced BM frequency (freq). Overall (n=135), durable response (DR, ≥30% reduction in BMs/day for ≥50% of the study period) was observed in 44% (250 mg tid) and 42% (500 mg tid), vs 20% on placebo (PBO); p≤0.02 for each TE vs. PBO. A subset with similar demographics to the overall trial was interviewed.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Marianne Pavel
Authors: Pavel M, Hörsch D, Anthony L, Ervin C, ...
#1940 Impact of Concomitant Medication on Efficacy of Telotristat Ethyl – A Post Hoc Subgroup Analysis of the Phase 3 TELESTAR Study in Carcinoid Syndrome
Introduction: The tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor telotristat ethyl (TE) significantly reduced bowel movement (BM) frequency versus placebo (pbo) in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) in the TELESTAR study.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Lowell Anthony
Keywords: serotonin, diarrhea
#1942 Telotristat Ethyl in Carcinoid Syndrome: Safety and Efficacy Results of an Open-Label Extension of the TELECAST Phase 3 Clinical Trial
Introduction: TELECAST assessed telotristat ethyl (TE), a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor, in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) with ≥1 CS symptom/sign and a mean 2.5 bowel movements (BMs) per day. Pts were somatostatin analog treated (89%), with gastrointestinal (90%; [diarrhea, 70%]) and cardiac disorders (42%), including carcinoid heart disease. At Week (W) 12, TE (250 and 500 mg 3×/day; tid) significantly reduced urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (u5-HIAA) and BMs/day vs placebo (pbo) (p≤0.008). After W12, pts crossed over to an open-label extension (OLE) with TE 500 mg tid (W13–48).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Marianne Pavel
Keywords: serotonin, safety