Introduction: SSAs are used in the treatment of G1/G2 Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN) in order to control symptoms and induce tumor shrinkage with an excellent tolerability profile. The role of immune response is crucial in defining the clinical response to treatment through the active stimulation of effector cells (T and NK cells) but also through the inhibition of tumor-induced immune suppression. The immune regulatory cells CD4-CD25-expressing Tregs and myeloid cellsMDSC can contribute to disease progression through various mechanisms.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD Salvatore Tafuto