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#2732 Prostate Metastasis of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma in a Young Patient with MEN2B Syndrome
Introduction: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 2B is associated with particularly early onset medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Metastatic MTC is the leading cause of early death in MEN2B. The usual sites of metastasis are neck, mediastinum, lung, liver, bone and brain.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Jane Noble
#2813 Clinical Presentation and Prognosis of Patients with Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare type of tumor that originates from parafollicular C-cells and accounts for 3–4% of all malignant thyroid neoplasms. MTC presents as sporadic (75–80%) or inherited tumors (20–25%). Hereditary MTC is part of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Federica de Cicco
#2835 Primary Hepatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: Case Report and Literature Review
Introduction: Primary hepatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (PHNEC) is an extremely rare neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) that originate from the liver. The diagnosis of PHNEC remains challenging because of its rarity, and its lack of unique clinical features. Available treatment options for PHNEC include surgical resection of the liver tumor(s), radiotherapy, liver transplant, transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE), and administration of somatostatin analogues.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Alaeddine Saidi
Authors: Saidi M A, Ghomari S, ...
#2909 Serotonin-Secreting NeuroEndocrine Neoplasms of the Pancreas: Which Are the Primary Pancreatic Carcinoids?
Introduction: Serotonin-secreting pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (5-HT-secreting pNENs) are very rare. They are characterised by high urinary 5-hydroxyindole-acetic acid (5-HIAA) levels (or high serum 5-HT levels).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Anna Caterina Milanetto
#2949 Sunitinib May Be an Effective Treatment for Hypercalcemia Due To a Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Introduction: Malignant hypercalcemia due to neuroendocrine tumor(NET) is rare, and only a few reports are available in the literature.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Prof. Huang-Ying Tan
Authors: Wang C, Qi Z, Tan H D, Tan H Y, ...
#3071 Hormonal Ectopic Secretion Syndromes Associated to Neuroendocine Neoplasia
Introduction: Neuroendocrine neoplasias (NEN) are able to produce and secrete bioactive peptides and cause distinct syndromes related to their biological effects. The outcome will depend on the oncological disease as well as the hormonal syndrome
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD Julieta Tkatch
#3074 Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and DIPNECH: An Unexpected Association
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumour of the C-cells of thyroid gland. Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cells hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare condition, thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process which can develop into carcinoid tumours.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Joana Lima Ferreira
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
#48 Preliminary report of the use of everolimus in a patient with progressive medullary thyroid carcinoma
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for about 5-10% of all thyroid cancers, and while disease localized to the thyroid can be cured by surgery, there is no effective treatment for disseminated MTC. Constitutive activation of the RET proto-oncogene is implicated in familial and a proportion of sporadic cases, and up-regulates the AKT/PI3-kinase/mTOR signal transduction pathway. Recent studies have shown that the inhibitor of mTOR, everolimus (RAD001, Novartis, Basel), can inhibit the proliferation of the TT cell line and human MTC tumor cells in vitro. Clinically, everolimus has been shown to attenuate the progression of some gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, but its clinical use in MTC has not yet been evaluated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maralyn R Druce
#108 Everolimus (RAD001) induces tumor response in patients with medullary thyroid cancer: an in vivo and in vitro study
Introduction: Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of the thyroid C cells which is known to express somatostatin receptors. Octreotide, a somatostatin analogue exerting both antisecretory and antitumor activity in different types of NETs, has shown low efficacy in MTC. Everolimus (RAD001), an inhibitor of mTOR, has shown antitumor effects in patients with NETs and synergistic effects when combined with octreotide. Until recently, RAD001 has never been evaluated in MTC.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Antongiulio Faggiano