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41 results for "Gill".
#2682 PAK4-NAMPT Dual Inhibition as a Novel Strategy for Therapy Resistant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) remain an unmet clinical need. In this study, we show that targeting both nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) and p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) could become a synthetic lethal strategy for PNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ph.D. Candidate Gabriel Mpilla
Authors: Mpilla G, Aboukameel A, Muqbil I, Kim S, ...
#2841 Novelties in Primary and Metastatic GEP-NENs Clinical Outcome Investigation
Introduction: Gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs) WHO classification, using strict cut-offs, should reflect their biological features. In real world, strict cut-offs not adequately segregate prognostic groups, in particular on metastasis (M).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Massimo Milione
#2922 Clinicopathological Characteristics of Borderline Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: According to the WHO 2015 classification pulmonary neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are subdivided in carcinoids and neuroendocrine carcinoma (small cell lung carcinoma and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC)), based on the presence of necrosis and mitotic index (MI). However, in some NENs a discrepancy is observed between grade of differentiation and proliferation rate.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD Bregtje Hermans
#2696 Difficulties in Providing Palliative Care in Rural India (West Bengal) – Experience of an NGO
Introduction: As in any developing countries state of West Bengal in India has a huge burden of cancer patients in advanced stage coming from rural area where awareness regarding the usefulness of palliative care in rather poor.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
#2774 Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma Associated Paraneoplastic Hyponatraemia: Response to Avelumab
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is rare, encompassing primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma.It has an aggressive natural history, and exhibits high response rates to radiotherapy & chemotherapy but often of short duration.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Elspeth Saunders
Authors: Saunders E, Demirel S, Kim S, Skelly R, ...
#53 The rise and fall of chromogranin A as an indicator for NET
Introduction: There is now general awareness that treatment with proton pump inhibitors (ppi) may cause moderate rises in circulating concentrations of gastrin and/or chromogranin A (CgA), thus decreasing the specificity of these markers in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Due to their high efficacy, proton pump inhibitors (ppi) are one of the most frequently prescribed classes of drugs worldwide. Several studies in various countries report that 30% or more of in-patients have been prescribed ppi. Patients who are suspected of having a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) often have gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms for which ppi are prescribed and therefore they may be already taking ppi when their first blood sample is assayed for NET markers. We previously encountered a case of extreme rise in CgA which flagged the possibility of a NET, but was later shown to be due to ppi therapy alone. We present CgA and gastrin data in relation to ppi therapy and withdrawal for this patient. In order to see if this was an isolated incident, we audited all laboratory requests for CgA/gastrin in a two-year period and monitored those that provided details of ppi treatment/withdrawal.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Lee Armstrong
Authors: Armstrong L, Ryan K, Ardill J, ...
#105 A pilot study using biochemical markers to predict acrcinoid heart disease in patients with carcinoid disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) affects up to 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease. Recent ENETS guidelines recommend regular echocardiographic assessment to screen for CHD. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a peptide widely used to monitor carcinoid disease progression. Neurokinin A is a tachykinin which may be a more sensitive measure of carcinoid disease progression and prognosis. N-terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide is used as a screening tool for heart failure and recent results suggest utility in the diagnosis of CHD.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christopher Wong
#129 Grade according to Ki-67 or mitotic count in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are uncommon tumors with a reported incidence of 2.5-5 per 100000 population. The recent classification system of NETs proposed by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) uses both Ki-67 labelling index and mitotic index to assign grade (low, intermediate, high). It has been adopted into routine practice but there is limited data on the relationship between these indices and their effect on classification.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#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
#294 Chromogranin B is a Prognostic Marker in NETs
Introduction: Chromogranin B (CgB) co-localizes with Chromogranin A (CgA) in the secretory granules of neuroendocrine cells. Previous studies have investigated CgA, but not CgB, as a prognostic marker in NETs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr Paul R Bech