Introduction: Assessment of tumor burden changes is essential for the management of well-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEPNET). Chromogranin A (CgA) is the principal tumor marker for such tumors; however, its use to evaluate morphological tumor progression is not validated. Combined CgA and pancreatic polypeptide (PP) may increase sensitivity in the diagnosis of GEP-NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Dr Thomas WALTER
Introduction: Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (siNETs) are rare tumors that raise several clinical and therapeutic challenges. Current treatments are not efficient, in part because of a poor understanding of their mechanisms of progression. We recently highlighted some axon guidance molecules (AGMs) that might be implicated in the progression of siNETs. Among them, we are currently focusing our efforts on the semaphorin 3F receptor neuropilin-2 (NRP2).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ph.D Julien Bollard