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#2169 Patient and Clinician Perspectives on Symptom Priorities Across the Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: NETs are associated with a range of symptoms, and symptom reduction is a common treatment target. Identifying priority symptoms across NETs can help inform clinical trial endpoints.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Research Prof Kimberly Webster
#48 Preliminary report of the use of everolimus in a patient with progressive medullary thyroid carcinoma
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for about 5-10% of all thyroid cancers, and while disease localized to the thyroid can be cured by surgery, there is no effective treatment for disseminated MTC. Constitutive activation of the RET proto-oncogene is implicated in familial and a proportion of sporadic cases, and up-regulates the AKT/PI3-kinase/mTOR signal transduction pathway. Recent studies have shown that the inhibitor of mTOR, everolimus (RAD001, Novartis, Basel), can inhibit the proliferation of the TT cell line and human MTC tumor cells in vitro. Clinically, everolimus has been shown to attenuate the progression of some gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, but its clinical use in MTC has not yet been evaluated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maralyn R Druce
#1229 Preliminary Results on the Diagnosis of NETs in Portugal – The Cross Sectional TNE-ETC Survey
Introduction: NETs are increasing worldwide. Epidemiological data is lacking in Portugal. The NETs Study Group of the Portuguese Endocrine Society is committed to develop a National Registry.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: MD, MSc Ana P Santos
Keywords: Portugal NET
#1480 Systemic Treatment Sequences across Europe for Patients (pts) with Advanced Non-functional (NF) Well-Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (WD pNETs)
Introduction: Different systemic therapies (ST) are available for pts with advanced WD pNETs; however, the best treatment modalities and optimal sequencing are currently unknown.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MD PhD Ana Custodio
#2032 Current Educational Strategies Used by Nurses Caring for NET Patients: Electronic Survey across 25 Countries
Introduction: The ENETS Nurse Group performed a short pilot survey in 2015 to locate nurses who take care of NET patients and to explore NET nurse education needs. The results of this survey were used to design a more detailed electronic survey.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Philippa Davies
#1942 Telotristat Ethyl in Carcinoid Syndrome: Safety and Efficacy Results of an Open-Label Extension of the TELECAST Phase 3 Clinical Trial
Introduction: TELECAST assessed telotristat ethyl (TE), a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor, in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) with ≥1 CS symptom/sign and a mean 2.5 bowel movements (BMs) per day. Pts were somatostatin analog treated (89%), with gastrointestinal (90%; [diarrhea, 70%]) and cardiac disorders (42%), including carcinoid heart disease. At Week (W) 12, TE (250 and 500 mg 3×/day; tid) significantly reduced urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (u5-HIAA) and BMs/day vs placebo (pbo) (p≤0.008). After W12, pts crossed over to an open-label extension (OLE) with TE 500 mg tid (W13–48).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Marianne Pavel
Keywords: serotonin, safety
#2035 Prevalence of Carcinoid Syndrome (CS) in the European Union (EU)
Introduction: Epidemiologic data on CS, which typically occurs in patients with advanced midgut or lung neuroendocrine tumors (NET), are scarce and appear to be heterogeneous across countries.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MSc Julie Mouchet
#11 Plasma chromogranin - A response to octreotide test: Prognostic value for clinical outcome in endocrine digestive tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) expressing somatostatin receptors may be treated with somatostatin analogues (SSAs). Selection criteria are a positive Octreoscan® or a >50% hormone level decrease after octreotide s.c. injection (octreotide test) (OT). Plasma chromogranin A (CgA) is the best general GEP-NET marker, but data on CgA response to OT are scant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Sara Massironi
#21 Peptide Receptor Radioligand Therapy (PRRT) is an Effective Treatment for the Long-Term Stabilization of Malignant Gastrinomas
Introduction: Gastrinomas represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors usually located in the duodenum or pancreas. They secrete gastrin, which is responsible for the clinical picture of severe acid-related peptic disease and diarrhea, known as the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES). While symptomatic control may be achieved with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and somatostatin analogues (SSAs) treatment, little data is known regarding the possible anti-tumor effect of the peptide receptor radioligand therapy (PRRT) in gastrinoma patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#30 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
Introduction: Normal adult lungs contain scattered pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNEC). Reactive PNEC hyperplasia is commonly observed in persons who live at high altitude, in cigarette smokers, and in numerous lung diseases. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare entity in which PNEC hyperplasia appears without predisposing conditions. According to the 1999 WHO lung tumor classification, DIPNECH is thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process, which can be associated with carcinoid tumors and with a clinical picture of constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis. To date, available data regarding the treatment and the prognosis of this rare condition is limited.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg