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#319 Expression of EGFR and IGF Pathway Genes in Insulinomas
Introduction: Anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) therapy has been suggested in patients with inoperable/progressive endocrine pancreatic tumors (EPTs). However, various % EGFR-expressing EPTs are reported.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Ernst-Jan M Speel
#2014 Imaging of Advanced Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma with the CCK-2 Receptor Agonist 177Lu-PP-F11N – Preliminary Proof of the Principle within the “Lumed” Study
Introduction: Despite the introduction of new molecular targeted therapies, there is still an unmet need for an effective systemic therapy for advanced medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Targeting the cholecystokinine-2 (CCK-2) receptor with radiolabeled gastrin analogues is a potential approach for radionuclide therapy of MTC.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Dr. Christof Rottenburger
#55 Metronomic combination therapy including temozolamide, bevacizumab and somatostatin analogue for the treatment of malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETS), mainly carcinoids, are not considered to be particularly chemotherapy-sensitive to conventional chemotherapeutic schemes. Long-standing evidence suggests these tumors to be highly vascularised and responsive to antiangiogenic strategies. Newest reports demonstrate benefit by the use of temozolamide, an oral alkylating agent similar to intravenous dacarbazine. The DNA repair enzyme O6-alkylguanine–DNA alkyltransferase (AGAT) confers cancer cell resistance to O6-alkylating agents such as temozolamide through its ability to remove methyl/alkyl groups from the O6-position of guanine, thus correcting drug-induced DNA damage.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Anna Koumarianou
#151 Rationale for combining mTOR with other targeted agents in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are aggressive and incurable with standard treatment. Many cellular targets are being evaluated in this patient population, including mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a kinase that is the central regulator of several signaling pathways related to cell growth, angiogenesis, and bioenergetics. Because mTOR serves as a neoplastic switch activated by many cancer-related mutations, mTOR inhibition may have broad efficacy across tumor types, including NETs. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) have long been used to treat carcinoid symptoms in NET patients. The SSA octreotide long-acting release (LAR) demonstrated significant antitumor effects against advanced midgut NETs in the phase III PROMID study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Öberg
Authors: Öberg K, Yao J C, ...
#629 Targeting Chaperone Activity and Chaperone Expression in Human GEP-NET Cells Can Repress Their Proliferation and Sensitize Them to Chemotherapy
Introduction: New approaches for better treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) are acutely needed. Inhibitors of chaperone activity of heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) seem to be promising agents but they upregulate cytoprotective chaperones Hsp70 and Hsp27.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Anna Demidkina
#154 Long-term disease stabilization in a patient with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor treated with combined everolimus and octreotide LAR after prior failure of cytotoxic therapy
Introduction: Targeting of multiple pathways has become an important strategy for improved tumor control in metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Among these targets is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a central regulator of cell growth, proliferation, and apoptosis, which is blocked by everolimus, an oral inhibitor of mTOR that has shown efficacy in patients with metastatic pancreatic NETs. Recent evidence has suggested that suppression of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) secretion with octreotide therapy, along with concurrent inhibition of mTOR by everolimus, may improve tumor control synergistically by preventing feedback activation of the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Alexandre Teulé Vega
#1404 The Proteasome Inhibitor Bortezomib Is a Highly Effective Treatment Option for Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms and Sensitizes to DNA Damaging Therapy In Vitro
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms are fairly rare tumors with very heterogeneous behavior and molecular characteristics. Their generally slow proliferation render them virtually resistant to many DNA damaging therapeutic approaches. Bortezomib has been shown to be effective in GEP-NENs in vitro but has been withdrawn from clinical assessment due to a small phase II study on bortezomib monotherapy in 2004.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Franziska Briest
#1797 An Open-Label Phase II Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety Of PDR001 in Patients with Advanced Well-Differentiated Non-Functional NET of Pancreatic, Gastrointestinal (GI), or Thoracic Origin Who Have Progressed on Prior Treatment
Introduction: Monoclonal antibody (mAb) inhibitors of immune checkpoints, including anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1, have become established treatment (tx) options in various solid tumors. However, there is a paucity of data on checkpoint inhibitors in NET. In a phase I trial of PDR001 (mAb checkpoint inhibitor targeting PD-1) conducted in patients (pts) with multiple solid tumor types, a pt with histologically confirmed metastatic atypical pulmonary carcinoid demonstrated a RECIST-based tumor response and clinical benefit.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: James C Yao
Authors: Yao J C, Fazio N, Pavel M, Strosberg J, ...
Keywords: PDR001, immunotherapy, NET
#290 Peptide Receptor Radiotherapy as a Potential Tool of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients with Inoperable Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: Neoadjuvant treatment is used as pre-surgical therapy in different cancers to decrease tumor size. PRRT can be a useful tool in neoadjuvant treatment of patients with well-differentiated NETs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Anna Sowa-Staszczak
#1375 Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Knee Treated with Somatostatin Analogue and Radiotherapy: A Case Report
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine malignancy. Chemotherapy with cisplatin (CDDP) and etoposide (VP16) is an effective treatment for metastatic MCC.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito
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