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#1737 The Role of MAPK-Signalling in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: Upon diagnosis, 65% of pNET patients suffer from metastatic or locally unresectable disease. The receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor sunitinib and the mTOR inhibitor everolimus have set precedence for successful targeted therapies in pNET disease. However, response prediction and treatment alternatives still do not meet medical needs. Recent studies revealed mutations in RAS oncogenes in a fraction of tumours, emphasising a potential role of the MAPK pathway as therapeutic target.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Julia Hoffmann
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#2096 The Number of Positive Nodes Accurately Predicts Recurrence after Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Nonfunctioning Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: The presence of lymph node metastases is one of the most powerful predictor of recurrence after surgery for pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (PanNENs), but the most appropriate nodal staging for PanNENs is unclear.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Valentina Andreasi
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#104 Myocardial motion abnormalities in patients with carcinoid disease without overt carcinoid heart disease
Introduction: Cardiac abnormalities occur in 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease, typified by fibrosis of the right-sided valves. Myocardial motion abnormalities in subjects without overt carcinoid heart disease have not been previously described. Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) allows quantative analysis of myocardial motion. We used this technique to investigate whether myocardial motion is reduced, suggesting fibrosis, in patients with carcinoid disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Christopher Wong
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#898 Evaluation of Tumor Response to Targeted Therapies in Precision-Cut Slices of Human Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Patients with PNET might benefit from new therapeutic approaches acting on the mTOR signaling pathway. Culture of precision-cut slices could allow testing these molecules in human tumors, allowing personalized treatments.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Margot Bucau
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#1928 Pancreatic Involvement in VHL Disease: The Turin Experience
Introduction: Von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL) is a rare heritable genetic syndrome. Its typical manifestations concern CNS but it may affect other organs such as the pancreas.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Pablo Cortegoso Valdivia
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Keywords: VHL