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#1301 Role of TSC22D1 (TGFβ-Stimulated Clone 22 Domain Family Member 1) in Bronchial Carcinoids
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) include bronchial carcinoids, either typical (TC) or atypical (AC). Tsc22d1 encodes for a member of TSC22 domain family of leucine zipper transcription factors; the protein (TSC22D1) is stimulated by TGFβ. Microarray data analysis obtained comparing a pool of TC tissue specimens with a pool of AC tissue specimens shows TSC22D1 down-regulation in AC samples. These data were confirmed by real time PCR and Western blot in vitro models of TC (NCI-H727 cells) and AC (NCI-H720 cells)
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: PhD student Simona Falletta
#514 Cost-Effectiveness of Sunitinib in Patients (Pts) with Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNET) in the Netherlands
Introduction: Sunitinib (SU) is an oral multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved and reimbursed in the Netherlands for use in advanced/metastatic well-differentiated pNET.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Huib Scheijbeler
#47 Plasma CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is associated with right ventricular dysfunction in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a known complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), particularly of those arising from the small intestine, appendix and proximal colon (previously known as mid-gut carcinoids). CHD is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions and has traditionally been defined by the degree of valvular involvement, most commonly in the form of tricuspid regurgitation. Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction due to mural involvement may also be a manifestation. Connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) is upregulated in many fibrotic disorders. Increased tumor expression of CCN2 has been shown in patients with small intestinal NETs associated with peritoneal fibrosis. At present, its role in carcinoid heart disease is unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Deidi S Bergestuen
#102 Presentation and outcome of pancreaticoduodenal tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) syndrome
Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) is a rare autosomal dominant condition characterized by the development of parathyroid, pancreaticoduodenal endocrine and pituitaty tumors. Pancreaticduodenal endocrine tumors (PDETs) are a frequent manifestation of MEN 1, with a prevalence ranging from 30 to 75%, and represent a major cause of death in one-third of patients. There is continuing debate on their management, mainly on the optimal surgical strategy, due to their multicentricity and high recurrence rate.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Maria Vittoria Davi'
#385 Treatment of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor (NETS): A Single Center's Experience
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) of the gastrointestinal tract are rare, slow-growing neoplasms. Long-term management of these tumors varies among centers.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
Keywords: survival
#386 A Prospective Evaluation of the Effects of Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use on Plasma Biomarker Levels in Humans
Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used primarily to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. PPI-induced achlorhydria increases circulating gastrin and chromogranin A (CGA). CGA is a widely used biomarker for the diagnosis and follow-up for gut-based neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). PPI-induced increases in CGA or gastrin may falsely suggest the presence of a NET when none exists. Pancreastatin, a fragment of CGA, is also commonly used to diagnose and follow NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
#450 Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors in Germany: First Results of a Multiinstitutional Cancer Registry
Introduction: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy is an effective treatment option for patients with well-differentiated somatostatin receptor expressing neuroendocrine tumors. However, published data results mainly from retrospective monocentric studies.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Dr. Dieter Hörsch
#1073 The Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) SIGNETURe Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Registry of Australia: First Report of Patient Characteristics and Patterns of Care
Introduction: NETs remain a relatively rare malignancy. Clinical trials are often hindered by the limited number of patients available and thus registries provide important information about patterns of care and patient outcomes.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: A/Prof Timothy Price
Keywords: Registry
#1169 Revalidation of QLQC30 and GINET21 Module in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Using Online Questionnaire
Introduction: The GINET21 module measures PROMS for patients with NETs and was validated from 2006, since when there have been rapid changes in cancer therapeutics. Current module revalidation methodology a time and resource-intensive process, which may lag behind these treatment
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr Sebastian Kaupp-Roberts
Keywords: QoL PROM
#1302 Differential Somatostatin and CXCR4 Chemokine Receptor Expression in Primary Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (GEP-NEN) and Their Metastases
Introduction: Somatostatin receptors (SSTR) are known for their overexpression in well-differentiated GEP-NEN, where they serve as molecular targets for different imaging and treatment modalities. The chemokine receptor CXCR4, in contrast, is present mainly in highly proliferative and advanced tumors.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel Kaemmerer