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#131 Efficacy and safety results from a Phase II study of pasireotide (SOM230) in the treatment of patients with metastatic NETs refractory or resistant to octreotide LAR
Introduction: Pasireotide, a multi-receptor targeted somatostatin analogue, has 30-, 5- and 39-fold greater affinity for sst1,3 and sst5 receptors, respectively, and a slightly lower affinity for sst2, than octreotide. Because of this multi-receptor binding profile, pasireotide may be effective in controlling symptoms of carcinoid syndrome in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) who are no longer responsive to currently available somatostatin analogues.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Larry K Kvols
#211 Phase II Study of Sunitinib Following Hepatic Transarterial Embolization for Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Hepatic transarterial embolization is often recommended for patients with liver-predominant metastatic NETs. Antiangiogenic therapy following embolization may delay tumor revascularization.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#214 Comparison of the AJCC and ENETS Staging Classifications for Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
Introduction: The AJCC Cancer Staging Manual (7th edition, 2010) has introduced a novel TNM staging classification for pancreatic NETs. This classification has not yet been validated.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
Authors: Strosberg J, Cheema A, Weber J, Kvols L, ...
#217 Risk of Metastatic Spread in Patients with Early-Stage, Surgically Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The risk of metastatic spread among patients with early-stage surgically resected pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors has not been well-established.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
Authors: Strosberg J, Cheema A, Weber J, Kvols L, ...
#449 Effective Treatment of a Metastatic Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumor with Capecitabine and Temozolomide: A Case Report
Introduction: Thymic neuroendocrine tumors are rare, with an estimated annual incidence of 0.2 per million. They are generally considered chemoresistant and there have been no reported cases of an objective response to therapy.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Vita SarangaPerry
#554 Analysis of the AJCC/ENETS Staging Classification for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) and ENETS have independently introduced a novel TNM staging classification for jejunal-ileal NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Max Feldman
#556 Unresectable Mesenteric Midgut NETs: Are They a Unique Prognostic Category?
Introduction: Patients with lymph-node positive midgut NETs (stage IIIB) represent a heterogeneous group. While some have microscopic lymph node involvement on pathological evaluation, others may develop large, desmoplastic, unresectable tumors in the root of the mesentery.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#838 Succinate Dehydrogenase Subunit B (SDHB) Immunohistochemistry Should Not Replace Clinical Genetic Testing for SDHx Mutations in Patients with Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
Introduction: Mutations in any of the subunits of the succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) complex predispose to PCC/PGL. Knowing the germline mutation is important for surveillance for recurrence, metastatic disease or more primary tumors and for screening affected family members. Expression of SDHB protein by immunohistochemistry (IHC) has been proposed as a surrogate marker for SDHx mutation status, with absent or decreased expression of SDHB suggesting the presence of a germline SDHB mutation or disruption of the SDH complex by mutation in another subunit.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Lauren Fishbein
#1536 Merkel Cell Carcinoma – Epidemiology Data from the Czech National Cancer Registry
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is rare and aggressive neuroendocrine tumor. The incidence is increasing worldwide, most probably due to population aging (mostly in the Western Europe), higher rates of sun exposure, immunosuppression and other not well defined epigenetic changes.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD,PhD Viera Bajciova
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