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2127 results for "Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumour".
#1107 The Chicken Chorioallantoic Membrane Assay as a Preclinical Model for the Research of Rare Gastrointenstinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Preclinical trials of cancer therapeutics require both in vitro and in vivo evaluations. For neuroendocrine tumours (NET) studies are limited to cell lines, thus xenograft models are needed for screening and evaluation of anti-cancer drugs. The chick chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay is a well-established model system to investigate tumour growth, angiogenesis and metastasis.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: PhD Nassim Ghaffari Tabrizi-Wizsy
Authors: Passegger C, Kump P, Haybäck J, Lipp R, ...
#2684 Tumour-Infiltrating Neutrophils Predict Poor Survival of Non-Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients after Curative Resection
Introduction: Non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-PanNETs) are steadily increasing in prevalence and present several clinical challenges.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Wuhu Zhang
Authors: Zhang W, Wang W, ...
#2911 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms and GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumours: A Single-Institution Experience of a Rare Association and Review of the Literature
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (pNENs) and gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are both rare neoplasms, and they have an estimated incidence of about 1/100,000 per year and about 1-1.5/100,000 per year, respectively.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Anna Caterina Milanetto
#349 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Of The Esophagus In A Patient With MEN-1 And-Related Pancreatic Gastrinoma
Introduction: Both Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1; OMIM #613733)-related-gastrinomas and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs; OMIM #606764) are rare neoplasms and their association has been rarely reported so far.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
#1696 On-going Evaluation of The Clinical Utility of the Health-Related Quality-Of-Life (HRQoL) QLQ-GINET21 Questionnaire (QNR) in the Treatment of Patients (pts) with Gastrointestinal (GI) Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs). QUALINETS Study
Introduction: Outcome measures reported by pts help to weigh benefit/effect of a therapy on quality of life (QoL), provided that their utility in clinical practice is proved. There are few QoL QNRs for pts with NETs, like QLQ-GINET21, with 21 items assessing muscle/bone pain, body image, information, sexual function, symptoms, social function and disease-related concerns.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr. Javier Gallego
#1849 Mixed Adeno-Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (MANEC) of the Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract: Experience of a European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS) Centre of Excellence
Introduction: Knowledge of MANECs is limited
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Melissa Frizziero
#3002 Quality of Life, Tumour Heterogeneity and Biomarker Levels in Patients with Progressive Pancreatic or Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours: Baseline Data from CLARINET FORTE
Introduction: Lanreotide autogel (LAN) 120 mg every (q)28 days (standard regimen) improves progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with advanced, somatostatin receptor-positive (SSTR+) gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Prof. Philippe Ruszniewski
#2117 Neuroendocrine Tumors: An Australian Experience
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) in Australia are rare, but are rising in incidence.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Vivek Ashoka Menon
#2833 Surgical Correction of Carcinoid Heart Disease Improves Liver Function and 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid Levels
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours of the gastrointestinal tract cause carcinoid syndrome and carcinoid heart disease. These tumours secrete serotonin, which can bind to heart valves and cause fibrosis and valve incompetence. Most cases involve the tricuspid valve +/- pulmonary valve. Medical management comprises diuretics for fluid overload and somatostatin analogues to reduce circulating serotonin. Definitive treatment is heart-valve replacement surgery which improves exercise tolerance but has high perioperative mortality. We have previously reported that valve-replacement surgery can reduce 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) levels, reflecting a decline in hormone activity.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Tahir Shah
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