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4 results for "Johnston".
#616 Assessment of DNA Double-Strand Breaks in Blood Lymphocytes after Whole-Body Radiation Exposure in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Undergoing 177Lu-Octreotate Therapy
Introduction: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy using somatostatin receptor-binding peptides, such as 177Lu-Octreotate (LuTate), has been clinically proven to be effective in treating patients with inoperable neuroendocrine tumors. Despite the rather high radiation exposure, only few side effects have been reported. However, blood cells are very sensitive to radiation. Therefore, it is important to determine how much radiation they received. Recently, the detection by immunofluorescence of the phosphorylation of the histone variant H2AX (γ‐H2AX) has been established as a reliable and sensitive technique to monitor DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) in blood lymphocytes.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Dr Delphine Denoyer
#669 Incidence of Second Malignancy in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) of the Ileum and Colon (MGC)
Introduction: Increased incidence of second malignancy is observed in NETs (Kamp et al 2012).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Professor Joy Ardill
#876 Incidence and Prevalence of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) of the Ileum and Colon (Excluding Appendiceal NETs) in Northern Ireland (NI) Over a 25-Year-Period (1988-2012)
Introduction: Incidence of NETs is quoted to be 2/100,000 with approximately 25% being tumors of the midgut, (0.5/100,000). Incidence is increasing. However, this may be in part due to improved diagnosis but it is also thought to be a true increase.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Professor Joy E Ardill
Keywords: MGC
#878 Evidence of Improved Survival When Patients are Referred on to a Specialist NET Clinic with Multidisciplinary Team Management
Introduction: ENETs and UKINETs Guidelines emphasize that patients with NETs should be referred to NET specialist clinics (NSC) and these clinics should use a multidisciplinary team (MDT) for decision making. In Belfast there has been an NSC for several decades and an MDT since 2000.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Professor Joy E Ardill
Authors: Ardill J E, McCance D, Johnston B, ...
Keywords: NET Clinics
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