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6 results for "Björklund".
#247 Carcinoid Metastases to the Breast: More Common than Previously Thought. A Presentation of 13 Cases
Introduction: Metastases from carcinoid tumors to the breast have been described as a rare phenomenon. Presentation and cytopathologic findings of these tumors can closely mimic that of a mammary carcinoma.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona
#366 Next Generation Sequencing is a Cost Effective and Time Saving Method in Clinical Genetic Screening of Patients with Pheochromocytomas
Introduction: Pheochromocytomas are rare tumours arising from adrenal medulla. Recent findings show that about 30-40% of pheochromocytomas are caused by germline mutations in one of the ten hereto known susceptibility genes: SDHA, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, SDHAF2, RET, VHL, NF1, TMEM127 and MAD. This list of genes is constantly growing. These ten genes together consist of 128 exons and a genetic screening test is both extensive time-consuming and expensive. We introduce utilizing Next generation sequencing as a fast and cost effective method.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr. Joakim Crona
#434 Treatment, Survival and Prognostic Markers in Patients with Thymic Carcinoids: A Clinicopathologic Study of 28 Cases
Introduction: Thymic carcinoids are uncommon but malignant tumors, usually associated with a poor prognosis. The number of cases reported is limited to a few hundred and there are few prognostic factors available.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona
#658 Somatic Mutations in H-RAS in Sporadic Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Identified by Exome Sequencing.
Introduction: Up to 60% of pheochromocytoma (PCC) and paraganglioma (PGL) are associated with mutations in established PCC and PGL susceptibility loci. A majority of unexplained cases are characterized by an increased activity of the RAS/RAF/ERK signalling pathway. Mutations in RAS subtypes H, K and N are common in human cancers, however, previous studies have been inconsistent regarding the mutational status of RAS in PCC and PGL.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona
#861 Targeted Next Generation Sequencing in the Screening for Familial Neuroendocrine Tumor Syndromes: A Tool for Personalized Medicine
Introduction: Multiple syndromes are described as conferring susceptibility to NETs; MEN1 & 2, NF1, familial PGL 1-5, TSC, VHL and germline mutations in the HIF2A, MAX, or TMEM127. Genetic testing covering these diagnoses may be extensively resource-demanding using traditional techniques due to the large extent of these loci.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona
#1523 Multiregion Analysis Reveal Evolutionary Patterns and a Chromosomal Instability Signature in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are potentially lethal diseases that show variable degrees of proliferation and invasiveness. Although genetic subgroups have been suggested to give prognostic information the impact of clonal evolution to the development and outcome of PNETs remains unexplored.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona