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41 results for "Lombard".
#40 Clinical and prognostic implications of the genetic diagnosis of hereditary NET syndromes in asymptomatic patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare neoplasms, heterogeneous, and with variable biological behavior. NETs can be sporadic or they can arise in complex endocrine hereditary syndromes such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MEN), Familial Paragangliomatosis (FPGL), Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL), Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC) and Carney Complex (CC). By performing genetic screening, patients with hereditary NETs can be identified before the development of tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano
#67 Interest of combined chromogranin A and pancreatic polypeptide for diagnosis and follow-up of gastroenteropancreatic endocrine carcinoma
Introduction: Assessment of tumor burden changes is essential for the management of well-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEPNET). Chromogranin A (CgA) is the principal tumor marker for such tumors; however, its use to evaluate morphological tumor progression is not validated. Combined CgA and pancreatic polypeptide (PP) may increase sensitivity in the diagnosis of GEP-NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Thomas WALTER
#76 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic and hepatic lesions
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a new promising tool for the characterization of pancreatic lesions. This technique allows for highlighting the micro-vascularization of a lesion, especially with the use of second generation contrast media, characterized by harmonic responses at low acoustic pressures. Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET)s were reported to have a peculiar behavior at CEUS, consisting of a higher enhancement compared to normal pancreas in the arterial phase and a rapid washout.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Francesco Milone
#113 Prolonged cell survival in xenografts from human digestive endocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic endocrine tumors have the capacity to achieve very large tumor masses despite usually very low proliferative rates. This suggests that neoplastic endocrine cells may have long life spans, implying the development of specific mechanisms able to promote cell survival.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Colette Roche
#127 Sunitinib for the treatment of advanced, progressive pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Sunitinib is an oral, multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for use in advanced renal cell carcinoma and imatinib-resistant/intolerant gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Investigations of sunitinib in the RIP1-Tag2 mouse model and in phase I/II clinical trials provide evidence of antitumor activity against pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Eric Raymond
#210 Clinical Characteristics of the 5,160 Patients Included in the French Database of the French Endocrine Tumor Group (GTE)
Introduction: An endocrine tumor database was initiated in 2005 by the French endocrine tumor group (GTE). Today, it comprises 5,160 patients, 70% of whom were diagnosed from 2000.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Pr Françoise Borson-Chazot
#336 Overall Survival (OS) Analysis of Sunitinib (SU) After Adjustment for Crossover (CO) in Patients With Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET)
Introduction: A recent phase 3 trial of SU in pancreatic NET showed an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) and OS. However, the OS benefit was confounded by early CO from placebo (PBO) to SU treatment.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Jack Ishak
#352 Predictive factors of tumor control in patients with well differentiated digestive endocrine carcinomas (WDEC) treated with lanreotide
Introduction: The antiproliferative effect of somatostatin analogs was recently demonstrated.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr maxime palazzo
#358 Enhanced Combined 177Lu-DOTATATE and 90Y-DOTATATE Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Refractory to Conventional Therapy: An Ongoing Study.
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) over-express somatostatin receptors (SRs) and the efficacy of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with somatostatin analogues labeled with high activities of ß-emitting radioisotopes have been reported.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Andrew Mallia
#483 Efficacy of Everolimus in Patients with Metastatic Insulinomas and Refractory Hypoglycemia: For the French Group of Endocrine Tumors (GTE-Renaten)
Introduction: Refractory hypoglycemia in patients with metastatic insulinomas (RHMI) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality and Everolimus could be a new therapeutic option.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Miss Valérie Bernard