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11 results for "Grossman".
#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
#66 Adrenocortical cancer: a therapeutic approach with everolimus (RAD001)
Introduction: Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) is a rare disease with very poor outcome. ACC responds poorly to standard chemotherapy. Mitotane, used as adjuvant therapy to surgery, prolongs recurrence-free survival, but the response is limited to 23% of patients and resistance occurs in the majority of patients (1). There is no curative therapy for ACC. Pre-clinical studies have shown involvement of both IGF-2/IGF-1R and Akt/mTOR pathways in ACC, and IGF-1R and mTOR inhibitors inhibited cell proliferation of human adrenocortical carcinoma cell lines in vitro (2,3,4).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maria Gueorguiev
#220 The Global mTOR Inhibitor Torin1 is More Effective than the mTORC1 Inhibitor, Everolimus, Alone or in Combination with Histone Deacetylases Inhibitors, in Suppressing Neuroendocrine Tumors Cell Proliferation
Introduction: Torin1, a new mTOR inhibitor that globally inhibits both mTORC1 and mTORC2, seems to impair cell growth and proliferation to a greater degree than rapamycin; its effects in NET cells are unknown.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#256 Evaluation of the Association Between Serotonin and Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Bone mineral density (BMD) and fractures are influenced by diet, activity, drugs and hormones. Recent studies highlight an inverse relationship between serotonin and BMD.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maralyn R Druce
#387 Combined Blockade of Several Signalling Pathways Shows Marked Anti-Tumor Potential in Two Novel Mouse Phaeochromocytoma Cell Lines
Introduction: The current study explores novel targeted therapies for malignant pheochromocytomas (PCCs) and paragangliomas, utilizing a more benign (MPC) and a more malignant (MTT) PCC cell line. We have previously shown that the dual PI3K/mTORC1 inhibitor NVP-BEZ235 significantly reduced MPC and MTT cell viability, but increased ERK signalling.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Svenja Noelting
#662 Sequlae and Survivorship in Neuroendocrine Patients Treated with 131I-MIBG
Introduction: Radionuclide therapy in the form of 131I-MIBG has been in therapeutic use since the 1980s. Newer modalities are emerging for the treatment of neuroendocrine and chromaffin cell tumors, but many of these do not yet have adequate long-term follow-up to determine longer term efficacy and sequelae.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Wing-Chiu C Sze
Authors: Sze C, Grossman A, Amendra D, Shieh S, ...
#1891 GSK3: A Novel Therapeutic Target in NETs?
Introduction: GSK3 is a serine/threonine-kinase that plays a critical role in cancer. In neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) GSK3 is regularly overactivated.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr. Svenja Nölting
#2246 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH): Characterisation of Prevalence and Prognosis in the Pulmonary Carcinoid Population
Introduction: DIPNECH is considered a rare condition and the natural history is poorly described. It is thought to give rise to pulmonary carcinoids (PCs) (>5mm) or tumourlets (≤5mm).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Aimee Hayes
Authors: Hayes A, Banks J, Shah H, Luong T V, ...
#2737 Identification of a Novel MAFA Missense Mutation Causing Familial Insulinomatosis
Introduction: Insulinomatosis is a rare pancreatic disease characterized by an adult-onset condition of recurrent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia caused by multiple insulin-secreting neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: PD. Dr. Christian Fottner
#2891 Bone Metastases and Skeletal Related Events in Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN): The Role of Zoledronic Acid
Introduction: The incidence of bone metastases (BM) in patients with NENs is 12-25%, and skeletal related events (SREs) occur in up to 21% of affected cases. Data about the efficacy of bisphosphonates in NEN patients (pts) with BM are limited.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Dr Eleni Armeni