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493 results for "Costa Santos".
#19 Antitumor activity of Pasireotide (SOM230) alone and in combination with Everolimus (RAD001) in DU-145 human prostate cancer model
Introduction: Pasireotide (SOM230) is a novel multi-receptor ligand somatostatin analogue with high affinity for somatostatin receptor subtypes sst1,2,3 and sst5. Like octreotide, which binds primarily to sst2, it inhibits hypersecretion of hormones from patients with functional pituitary tumors and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (GEP/NET) tumors. In addition, tumor shrinkage has been observed with both compounds in patients with acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and GEP/NETs, but its tumor-reducing mechanism of action has so far not been revealed. In patients with breast and liver cancer, octreotide had little or no antitumor activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Herbert A. Schmid
#1530 Bizarre Neuroendocrine Tumour Presentations
Introduction: Herein we present two cases of neuroendocrine tumours (NET)with atypical presentations.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Carolina Palmela
#267 Plasma Somatostatin: Gastrin Ratio Improves the Diagnosis of Gastrinoma
Introduction: Fasting gastrin alone is inadequate for diagnosis of gastrinoma. Diagnosis requires confirmation of low gastric pH. Low gastric pH is associated with increased numbers of D (somatostatin) cells.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Radha Ramachandran
#1243 Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of the Prostate
Introduction: Since focal neuroendocrine (NE) differentiation in prostate carcinomas represents a frequent phenomenon when NE markers are used for documentation, NE carcinomas are extremely rare form of highly aggressive prostate tumors.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Professor Alis Dema
Authors: Dema A, Taban S, Anderco D, Bardan R, ...
#82 A case of insulinoma successfully treated by means of long-acting somatostatin analogue
Introduction: Insulinoma is the most common hormonally active pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor. Effective treatment represents tumor surgery and medical therapy using diazoxide or streptozotocine. Somatostatin analogue therapy is rarely effective in this type of tumor.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Marek Bolanowski
#194 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Experience of Endocrinology Department of the University Hospital of Coimbra
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are uncommon neoplasms, comprising 1-2% of all pancreatic tumors. The majority are nonfunctional. Of the functional tumors, insulinomas are the most common.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Alexandra Vieira
Authors: Vieira A, Santos J, Gomes L, Moreira A, ...
#313 Effect of Somatostatin Analogues in the Control of Tumor Growth in Patients with Metastatic Lung Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: Antitumor effect of Somatostatin analogues has been poorly documented in metastatic typical or atypical lung carcinoid tumors (LCT).
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Pr Joël Guigay
#1230 Ga-68 Somatostatin Receptor PET/CT in the Detection of Insulinoma
Introduction: Presence of somatostatin receptors on beta cells of pancreas is a matter of debate.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Dr. Vikas Prasad
#1810 FOXM1 Is Strongly Associated with Cell Proliferation and Is Not Influenced by Metabolic Syndrome in GEP-NETS
Introduction: Gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors(GEP-NETs) and metabolic syndrome(MS) are both increasing exponentially. MS has been associated with several non NET cancers.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr. Ana Paula Santos
#14 Radioguided surgery in NET: First impression with Ga-68 labeled somatostatin analogues
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) constitute a heterogenous group of neoplasms. The development of Gallium-68-labeled somatostatin analogues, such as DOTA-NOC or DOTA-TOC, PET/CT have dramatically improved the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors. Surgery remains the treatment of choice for localized disease as well as metastatic disease. The aims of surgery are: improvement of symptoms, reduction of tumor mass / burden and to give better quality of life to patients. Recurrent laparotomies often lead to multiple adhesions and altered anatomy. So it is increasingly difficult for imaging physicians and surgeons to separate non-malignant from malignant tissue.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel Kaemmerer
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