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12 results for "Intravenous".
#2109 Intravenous versus Oral Etoposide: Efficacy and Correlation to Clinical Outcome in Patients with High-Grade Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (WHO G3)
Introduction: High-grade gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs, G3) are aggressive cancers of the digestive system with poor prognosis and survival. Platinum-based chemotherapy (cisplatin/carboplatin +etoposide) is considered standard first-line palliative treatment. Etoposide is frequently administered intravenously, however oral etoposide is often used as an alternative. Concerns for oral etoposide include decreased bioavailability, inter- & intrapatient variability and patient compliance.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: PhD Student Abir A Ali
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#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
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#137 Extensive ""multitasking"" surgery for advanced neuroendocrine tumors is safe and effective
Introduction: Management of advanced NETs is controversial, related to degree of intervention; the pendulum is swinging towards a more aggressive interventional approach. Our Center's philosophy is to offer a systematic, planned multimodality treatment for patients with advanced NETs.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD MICHAIL K Shafir
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#244 Challenges in the Management of VIPoma Patients
Introduction: VIPomas are a rare neuroendocrine tumor (NET). 90% are pancreatic. 40-70% are metastatic at presentation. The VIPoma syndrome is characterized by secretory diarrhoea, hypokalaemia and achlorhydria.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Fatima El-Khouly
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#64 Sustained response to anti IGFR-1R monoclonal antibody combined with docetaxel in a patient with metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma
Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare neoplasm with poor prognosis. Treatment results in advanced disease are disappointing and median survival is less than 12 months. There is no standard chemotherapy, even though mitotane and cisplatin-based regimens are frequently used with limited efficacy. In vitro data suggest that overexpressed insulin growth factor-2 (IGF-2) acting via the IGF-1 receptor (IGF-1R) is relevant for ACC and that the IGF-1R and 2R pathway is a promising target.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Sara De Dosso
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#114 Downstaging of a gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor after combination therapy of temozolomide, Bevacizumab and long-acting somatostatin analogs
Introduction: Patients with gastroenteropancreatic endocrine (GEP) tumors and progressive disease have been treated with several chemotherapeutic regimens with variable responses and considerable toxicity. Recent studies have shown that GEP tumors may respond to therapy with anti-angiogenic agents, mainly as a result of their increased vascularity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Stavroula Antoniou
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#115 68Ga-DOTA-TATE PET-CT comparison with 99mTc-HYNIC-TOC SPECT-CT in the assessment of the extent of the disease in patients with malignant endocrine tumors: our experience (preliminary results)
Introduction: In neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), the workup is often difficult not only to visualize but also to co-localize the lesions anatomically. Liver and bones are one of the most frequent sites of metastases in patients with endocrine tumors. The Tyr3-octreotate (TATE) somatostatin analogue differs from TOC in that the terminal threonine replaces threoninol. The terminal threonine results in a higher receptor binding (mainly subtype 2) and better internalisation, with the consequence that tumor uptake of the tracer is intense.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Norbert Szalus
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#415 Bevacizumab Plus Octreotide and Metronomic Capecitabine in Patients with Metastatic Well-to-Moderately Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors. The XELBEVOCT Multicenter Phase II Study
Introduction: A phase II study was designed to assess the activity and safety of metronomic oral capecitabine, bevacizumab, and octreotide (Xelbevoct) in metastatic well-to-moderately differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasms (WMD-NEN). We also assessed the predictive role for progression free survival (PFS) of hypertension, proteinuria and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) polymorphisms and the predictive role of vitamin D on proteinuria and PFS.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Maria Pia Brizzi
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Keywords: bevacizumab
#477 Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor (GLP-1R) Imaging for the Preoperative Localization of Benign Insulinomas in 30 Patients
Introduction: Biochemical diagnosis of endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia is straightforward. Surgical removal of an insulinoma is hampered by difficulties to localize it using conventional radiological procedures. In vitro data suggest that human insulinoma cells exhibit a high density of GLP-1R. 111In-exendin-4 is an 111In labeled GLP-1R agonist that binds with high affinity to GLP-1R and may be helpful in localizing insulinomas.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Emanuel Christ
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#1591 Patient-Reported Preferences in Treatments Approved in Neuroendocrine Tumors: A National Survey from the French Group of Endocrine Tumors
Introduction: Patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) benefit from an increasing number of treatments. The patient’s preference could help physicians to choose among these options
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr Arnaud Plante
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