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147 results for "Hedgehog pathway".
#453 Activation of Hedgehog Pathway in Neuroendocrine Tumor
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare tumors and often follow an indolent course, especially the tumors of low-to-intermediate grade. The genetic etiology of sporadic NET is largely unknown. It is well-known that a significant number of patients with NETs may have harbored the slow-growing lesions since very a young age, suggesting it could result from alterations of pathways involved in development. Hedgehog (Hh) signaling has been found to be important in embryonic patterning, stem cell maintenance and tissue repair; and is normally silenced in most mature adult tissue. However, it frequently undergoes gain-of-function mutations or reactivation due to ligand overproduction and has been linked to the etiology of a variety of tumors.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Mei Dong
#1166 mTOR Pathway Inhibition Sensitizes Insulinoma Cells to Streptozotocin Induced Apoptosis
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) are generally chemoresistants probably due to low proliferation rate and defects in apoptotic pathway. Targeted therapies are new encouraging options for pNETs however; clinical trials show limited objective response. Combination of chemotherapy and targeted therapy could be a new solution in therapeutic care. Streptozotocin (STZ) is the 1st line of therapy for unresectable pNETs.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Cécile Vercherat
#2084 A Comparison of Diagnostic and Management Pathways for Patients with Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors in ENETS Centres of Excellence vs Non-Accredited Centres in the UK: Results from the National Lung NET Pathway Project (‘LEAP’)
Introduction: The ENETS network of accredited NET Centres of Excellence (CoE) across Europe was established to standardise and improve NET management.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Stuart Ferguson
Authors: Talbot D, Ferguson S, Mansoor W, ...
#726 Expression and Phosphorilation of mTOR Pathway and Antitumor Activity of mTOR Inhibitors in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a protein kinase involved in the control of cancer cell metabolism, growth and proliferation. The mTOR pathway has attracted broad scientific and clinical interest, particularly in light of the ongoing clinical cancer trials with mTOR inhibitors in pts with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). To identify the best candidates for treatment with mTOR inhibitors is challenging.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Concetta Sciammarella
#1202 Role of Amplifications in the PIK3/Akt/mTOR-Pathway in Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Small Intestine
Introduction: Amplifications in the PIK3/Akt/mTOR pathway can lead to increased proliferation and reduced apoptosis, resulting in the development of various cancers. Recently, amplifications of Akt1/2, PDGFRα/β and mTOR in small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (siNET) have been shown.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Maike Hoffmeister
#2008 Preliminary Evaluation of Influence of Different Targeted Drugs of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Signaling Pathway on the Proliferation of Neuroendocrine Neoplasm Cell Lines
Introduction: Sunitinib and bevacizumab are intracellular and extracellular inhibitor of vascular endothelial growth factor(VEGF) pathway respectively, the influence of both of which on the proliferation of neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN) cell lines in vitro was not known yet.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Chen L, Lin Y, Chen M, ...
#945 Interference of Nutrient/Oxygen Availability with mTOR Activation and Inhibition in Lung Carcinoids: A Tissue and Cellular Study
Introduction: MTOR is capable of coupling cellular nutrient sensing to metabolic homeostasis. However, little is known of the interactions between cancer‐specific metabolic pathways and profiles of responsiveness to mTOR inhibition in neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Prof Marco Volante
Authors: Rapa I, Giorcelli J, Votta A, Marino G, ...
#1829 Genome-Wide Analysis of Long Non-Coding RNAs in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors by Microarray
Introduction: LncRNAs have been shown to play important roles in cancer biology,but expression profile of lncRNAs in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors(pNETs) is not well understood.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Meng Ji
Authors: Ji M, ...
#1831 Genome-Wide Analysis of lncRNAs in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors by Microarray
Introduction: LncRNAs have been shown to play important roles in cancer biology,but expression profile of lncRNAs in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors(pNETs) is not well understood.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Meng Ji
Authors: Ji M, Shao C, Yang G, Tang J, ...
#38 Expression of mTOR signaling pathway and effects of mTOR inhibitors on its pathway in human neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET), especially well-differentiated endocrine tumors, are often slow-growing, indolent, and may not become clinically apparent until the manifestations of metastatic spread or carcinoid syndrome. Results of previous studies demonstrated that phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)/Akt/mTOR signaling pathway may be activated in the great majority of NET cells. mTOR inhibitors are therefore considered effective anti-tumor reagents but they may also induce an activation of PI3K/Akt and MAPK pathways as a compensatory action and reduce their own anti-tumor activities.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Professor Hironobu Sasano
Authors: Iida S, Miki Y, Ono K, Sasano H, ...
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