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#2226 Approaching NETs from Many Angles: A Medical Research Paradigm to Challenge New Zealand’s Research Traditions
Introduction: NETwork! is a multidisciplinary clinical and translational research program investigating NETs from several perspectives.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Kate Parker
#2272 Enhancing Diagnostic Precision Through Combined Genomic and Histopathological Analysis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Diagnostic differentiation of uncommon pancreatic malignancies can be challenging, but is essential for accurate clinical management; genomic analysis may provide a tool for making this critical distinction.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Tamsin Robb
#2281 A Novel Classification of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNETs) Guided by Genomics
Introduction: NET outcomes differ by primary site. Yet pNETs are classified using a generic GI grading system.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Kate Parker
#2297 Merkel Cell Carcinomas in New Zealand: Virus or Ultra Violet?
Introduction: Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) is a rare Neuroendocrine skin tumour. MCC behavior is more aggressive than the more common Melanoma, with treatments often restricted to surgery or radiotherapy, although immunotherapy holds promise overseas. In 2008, a USA study identified an oncogenic polyomavirus (MCPyV) present in eight of ten tested MCC tumours. Studies from across Europe and the USA confirmed MCPyV presence in ~80% of all MCCs. However, a cohort from Australia found a rate of just 24%, suggesting an alternative mechanism; ultra violet (UV) exposure was suspected and later confirmed using genomic mutational signature analysis. Are these are two separate diseases, requiring different clinical management strategies for best patient outcomes?
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Tamsin Robb
Authors: Robb T, Woodhouse B, Parker K, Miller R, ...