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#358 Enhanced Combined 177Lu-DOTATATE and 90Y-DOTATATE Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Refractory to Conventional Therapy: An Ongoing Study.
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) over-express somatostatin receptors (SRs) and the efficacy of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with somatostatin analogues labeled with high activities of ß-emitting radioisotopes have been reported.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Andrew Mallia
#680 Role of EGF Pathway in Regulating Bronchial Carcinoid Cell Proliferation
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BC) are rare neuroendocrine tumors. Surgery is not feasible for infiltrating and metastatic disease. Medical therapy is often tried but is represented by chemotherapy and radiation, while somatostatin analogues are employed for symptomatic control. It is necessary to identify new molecules capable of providing medical treatment in cases for which surgical removal is not feasible. EGF, TGFα are growth factors which were demonstrated to be important in neuroendocrine tumors. EGF and TGFα bind to the EGF receptor and lead to the transcription of genes that regulate cell proliferation.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: EGF, EGFR, BC
#933 The Cytotoxic Effect of Sunitinib on Human Bronchial Carcinoid Cell Lines and Primary Cultures is Counteracted by EGF and IGF-1, but not by VEGF
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BC) are rare tumors originating from endocrine cells dispersed in the respiratory epithelium. The main BC treatment is surgery, but which is not feasible for large, infiltrating and metastatic disease. In these settings, medical therapy is often tried. Therefore it is important to identify new therapeutic targets and new molecules capable of providing adequate medical treatment for patients with BC. Sunitinib is an oral, small-molecule, multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: BC, RTK, Sunitinib
#1173 Investigation of the Effects of Sunitinib on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Primary Cultures
Introduction: The main treatment for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma is surgery. However these tumors are highly vascularized, suggesting the possible role for anti-angiogenic agents in the medical therapy. Sunitinib is a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), mainly described to inhibit VEGFR
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Authors: Bellio M, Gagliano T, Feo C, Balboni F, ...
#1332 NT-proBNP is Superior to ST2 and Galectin-3 Cardiac Markers in Identifying Carcinoid Heart Disease in Small Bowel NET Patients
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) develops in small bowel neuroendocrine tumour (sbNET) patients with carcinoid syndrome (CS). NT-proBNP (NTP) is suggested as the best current biomarker to screen and monitor for HF from CHD. A number of other markers, such as Galectin-3 (GAL3) and ST2 (or IL-1 R4), have been explored to diagnose and prognosticate in HF but have not been explored in NET patients with CS and CHD.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Ron Basuroy
#1586 Biomarkers for Carcinoid Heart Disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) develops in patients with carcinoid syndrome. Currently NT-proBNP (NTP) is suggested as the best current biomarker to screen for CHD and monitor heart failure. A number of other markers have been investigated for heart failure.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan