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112 results for "Caplin".
#2800 Thymosin Beta 4 Is an Autocrine Mitogen for Neuroendocrine Tumour Cells
Introduction: The most commonly used NET marker chromogranin A, has a sensitivity between 60-90% and a specificity of less than 50%, hence better NET markers are needed. Previous secretome analysis using BON1, NCI-H727 and SHP-77 cell lines has led to the discovery of various candidate NET markers. One such marker is Thymosin Beta 4 (TB4). TB4 is a small 43 amino acid intracellular peptide first isolated from bovine thymus tissue.TB4 or its oxidised form TB4SO are thought to play a role in various aspects of cancer biology including tumour invasion, metastasis and apoptosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ponni Balasundaram
#2806 Sarcopenia: Don't Judge a Book by It's Cover
Introduction: Sarcopenia is characterised by loss of muscle mass and function. We previously reported anthropometrical data for a range of NET diagnoses within 3 months of diagnosis. The majority of NET patients were overweight or obese, however reduced muscle function was observed in over half of patients regardless of BMI and other parameters.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tara Whyand
#2889 Transcatheter Arterial Embolization (TAE) of NEN Metastases: Efficacy and Predictors of Response
Introduction: Transcatheter-Arterial embolization (TAE) is an established regional, palliative treatment option for liver metastases in patients (pts) with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Eleni Armeni
#2891 Bone Metastases and Skeletal Related Events in Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN): The Role of Zoledronic Acid
Introduction: The incidence of bone metastases (BM) in patients with NENs is 12-25%, and skeletal related events (SREs) occur in up to 21% of affected cases. Data about the efficacy of bisphosphonates in NEN patients (pts) with BM are limited.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Dr Eleni Armeni
#2967 Longitudinal Changes in Plasma 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (5-HIAA) and Other Biomarkers during Treatment of Functional Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) with Lanreotide Autogel: CALM NET Study Results
Introduction: CALM-NET (EudraCT 2013-002194-22; NCT02075606) evaluated pre-treatment circulating tumour cell levels in patients with NETs as a predictor of response to lanreotide autogel (LAN).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Tahir Shah
Authors: Shah T, Caplin M, Khan M, Houchard A, ...
#3018 Real-Life Data for Telotristat Ethyl in Resistant-to-Treatment Carcinoid Syndrome: Is It Efficacious in Carcinoid Flushing as Well?
Introduction: Results from clinical trials with telotristat ethyl (TE) are really encouraging about its role in carcinoid syndrome-associated diarrhoea, however, its efficacy in flushing has been equivocal.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Dr Julian Gertner
Keywords: telotristat
#3019 Incomplete Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy Courses - Are We Selecting Our Patients Appropriately?
Introduction: As per recommendations, a Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) with Lu-177 DOTATATE course usually consists of 4 cycles. Patients may discontinue a PRRT course early, either due to progression or toxicity. Limited data are available about predictive factors for PRRT early discontinuation.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Dr Julian Gertner
Authors: Gertner J, Groves J, Aziz B, Miah L, ...
Keywords: prrt
#3021 Homecare Service for Administration of Lanreotide Autogel Injections: Assessment of Patients’ Experience
Introduction: In the past, all Neuroendocrine Neoplasm (NEN) patients (pts) on long-acting somatostatin analogues (SA), had to attend local hospitals/clinics to have them administered by nurses/doctors. Recently, a “homecare service” was developed, allowing pts to have their injections delivered to their home and injections were either administered by themselves, their partner or a Specialist Nurse (SN).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr Julian Gertner
Keywords: homecare
#3038 Managing Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN) in Association with HIV Infection: A Single Institution Experience
Introduction: There is a paucity of knowledge regarding NEN and HIV infection in the literature.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Aimee R Hayes
Authors: Hayes A R, Smith K, Liu M, Jenkinson S, ...
#39 Specialist dietetic input and nutritional outcomes in Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of tumors that are complex to manage and require a multidisciplinary approach. The most common primary sites are the small intestine and pancreas. The disease itself, as well as sequelae from surgery and medical therapy, can have a negative impact on patients’ nutritional status. Weight loss is known to be a poor prognostic indicator.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MRS CALEY L SCHNAID
Authors: Schnaid C, Khan M, Davies P, Jamieson A, ...