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#2701 Assessing the Gaps in Experience and Knowledge of Australian Primary Health Care Professionals (GPs), in Treating and Caring for the Increasing Number of Australian Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Patients
Introduction: Conservatively,the incidence of NETs is 7 / 000' p.a, however,the prevalence of patients living with NETs is higher,40/000',making it the 2nd most common GI malignancy after colorectal cancer.Patients are living longer,however,with impaired quality of life.Management of debilitating symptoms such as diarrhoea,fatigue,anxiety,and flushing are complex and heterogenous.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: Simone Leyden
#3077 Insights into the Practice Patterns, Challenges and the Role of a Shared Care Model in the Management of Neuroendocrine (NET) Patients in the Community
Introduction: Management of NET patients often involves a multidisciplinary approach,requiring collaboration between referring oncologists,surgeons,endocrinologists locally and NET specialty centers (NSC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Yelamanchili Radhika
Authors: Radhika Y, Chan D, Thawer A, Lo D, ...
#2713 The Economic Impact to Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: The quality of life impact on patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and the economic burden on health systems are substantial. However, little is known about the economic burden to individual patients and families for medical out-of-pocket expenses and employment decisions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Assoc Prof David Wyld
Authors: Wyld D, Elliott T, Wakelin K, Leyden S, ...
#3054 Nutritional Status and Considerations for Patients Diagnosed with a Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour: Nutrition in NETs Study
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP NET) can adversely affect nutritional status. Cross-sectional studies report up to 25% of GEP NET patients are malnourished and dietary change may be prevalent. Nevertheless, clinical guidelines lack advice on nutrition management.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Erin Laing
#151 Rationale for combining mTOR with other targeted agents in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are aggressive and incurable with standard treatment. Many cellular targets are being evaluated in this patient population, including mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a kinase that is the central regulator of several signaling pathways related to cell growth, angiogenesis, and bioenergetics. Because mTOR serves as a neoplastic switch activated by many cancer-related mutations, mTOR inhibition may have broad efficacy across tumor types, including NETs. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) have long been used to treat carcinoid symptoms in NET patients. The SSA octreotide long-acting release (LAR) demonstrated significant antitumor effects against advanced midgut NETs in the phase III PROMID study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Öberg
Authors: Öberg K, Yao J C, ...
#412 Single Institutional Series of Neuroendocrine Tumors Managed in the Australian Capital Territory
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) have been regarded as indolent tumors with significantly variable clinical behavior. Limited information is available on long-term clinical outcome and clinically applicable prognostic factors.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Laeeq Malik
Authors: Malik L, Chua Y, Yip D, Butt N, ...
#600 Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Epidemiological Trends in Queensland, Australia
Introduction: Various studies pertaining to neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) have revealed trends in incidence and mortality over time, and regional variations. The WHO 2010 classification has attempted to more accurately reflect the differing prognoses of this heterogeneous patient population by defining various patient subsets.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr. Darshit A Thaker
Authors: Hansen A, Zarate D, Wyld D, ...
Keywords: NEC
#880 Novel Succinate Dehydrogenase Subunit B Intronic Mutation in an Australian Kindred with Variable Clinical and Imaging Phenotype Necessitating Different Treatment Modalities Including 131-I MIBG and 177-Lutetium DOTATATE
Introduction: SDH B mutation has variable functional imaging phenotype challenging in terms of diagnosis, treatment modalities and follow-up.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Dr Kevin Lee
Authors: Lee K, Conway L, Burge M, Wyld D, ...
Keywords: SDHB, Paraganglioma
#1073 The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) SIGNETURe Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Registry of Australia: First Report of Patient Characteristics and Patterns of Care
Introduction: NETs remain a relatively rare malignancy. Clinical trials are often hindered by the limited number of patients available and thus registries provide important information about patterns of care and patient outcomes.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: A/Prof Timothy Price
Keywords: Registry
#1291 How Long Is the Piece of String? – How Patients Negotiate the Uncertainties of a NET Diagnosis
Introduction: NET Patient Interviews
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr David Wyld
Authors: Wyld D, Plage S, Burge M, Broom A, ...
Keywords: Interviews