Introduction: Chromogranin A (CgA) is a non-specific marker of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) and its significantly increased level is an unfavorable prognostic factor while the decrease in CgA during biotherapy with somatostatin analogs (SSA) correlates with the increase in profession free survival (PFS).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Presenting Author: Dr Daria Handkiewicz-Junak
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors have an incidence of 3-5/100,000 per year, however, many patients are diagonosed late in their clinical course resulting in poor outcomes and early death. Raising awareness of the myriad presenting symptoms with resultant early diagnosis is a priority health care initiative for this disease. In 2010, the World NET Cancer Day Awareness (WNCAD) Alliance was formed with the primary mission to raise awareness of neuroendocrine tumors and promote November 10 as World NET Cancer Awareness Day
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr John C Leyden