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37 results for "Makis".
#2705 Increased Autophagy/Mitophagy Levels in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Autophagy and mitophagy are key homeostatic machineries linked to cancer development and drug resistance.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Kosmas Daskalakis
#2761 Diagnosis and Management of Insulinomas. The Use of Current Practices in Pakistan
Introduction: Insulinomas are rare functional and benign neuroendocrine tumors of Pancreas.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Arooj Fatima
Authors: Fatima A, Zaidi S S A, ...
#2713 The Economic Impact to Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: The quality of life impact on patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and the economic burden on health systems are substantial. However, little is known about the economic burden to individual patients and families for medical out-of-pocket expenses and employment decisions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Assoc Prof David Wyld
Authors: Wyld D, Elliott T, Wakelin K, Leyden S, ...
#2919 Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG) CONTROL NET Study: Phase II Studies of Lu-Octreotate Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (LuTate PRRT) +/- Capecitabine, Temozolomide (CAPTEM) or CAPTEM Alone for Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs
Introduction: Chemotherapy is often combined with PRTT to treat NETs of pancreatic or midgut origin (pNET/mNET) based on the principle of radiosensitization.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: A/Prof Nick Pavlakis
#2945 Misdiagnosis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma - A Potential Threat
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are a rare clinical entity.Very less data is available in Pakistan on PNETs.Common metastatic sites are liver, lung and brain Reports involving metastasis to breast are almost negligible.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Doctor Azka Athar
Authors: Athar A, ...
#55 Metronomic combination therapy including temozolamide, bevacizumab and somatostatin analogue for the treatment of malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETS), mainly carcinoids, are not considered to be particularly chemotherapy-sensitive to conventional chemotherapeutic schemes. Long-standing evidence suggests these tumors to be highly vascularised and responsive to antiangiogenic strategies. Newest reports demonstrate benefit by the use of temozolamide, an oral alkylating agent similar to intravenous dacarbazine. The DNA repair enzyme O6-alkylguanine–DNA alkyltransferase (AGAT) confers cancer cell resistance to O6-alkylating agents such as temozolamide through its ability to remove methyl/alkyl groups from the O6-position of guanine, thus correcting drug-induced DNA damage.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Anna Koumarianou
#59 Incidence and clinical significance of adrenal masses in patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The widespread application of modern imaging modalities, mainly computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has revealed a 2-3% incidence of inadvertently discovered adrenal masses, the majority of which are non-functioning benign adrenal adenomas. In the presence of a known malignancy, such lesions have a more than 30% incidence of being metastases. As patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETS) have mainly well-differentiated and slow-growing tumors and are subject to routine abdominal imaging for disease staging or during follow-up, it is important to study the incidence and significance of such lesions based on the recently introduced TNM classification system.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Georgios Kanakis
#114 Downstaging of a gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor after combination therapy of temozolomide, Bevacizumab and long-acting somatostatin analogs
Introduction: Patients with gastroenteropancreatic endocrine (GEP) tumors and progressive disease have been treated with several chemotherapeutic regimens with variable responses and considerable toxicity. Recent studies have shown that GEP tumors may respond to therapy with anti-angiogenic agents, mainly as a result of their increased vascularity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Stavroula Antoniou
#140 Serotonin expression in gastric neuroendocrine tumors and in foci of endocrine cell hyperplasia
Introduction: The most abundant neuroendocrine (NE) cell population of the human oxyntic mucosa is the enterochromaffin-like (ECL) cells, followed by ghrelin, somatostatin and serotonin cells, respectively. All types of ECL cell carcinoids (ECL-CCs) contain serotonin cells but in a varying frequency. Hitherto, only foci of ECL and ghrelin cell hyperplasia have been described in the peritumorous mucosa of types I and II ECL-CCs. It is established that hypergastrinaemia can cause ECL cell hyperplasia but it does not affect serotonin cells. The vesicular monoamine transporter 2 (VMAT 2) is used as an immunohistochemical marker for ECL cells.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Apostolos Tsolakis
Authors: Tsolakis A, Falkmer S, Grimelius L, ...
#245 Expression of Somatostatin Receptors and Dopamine 2 Receptor in Lung Carcinoids as a Possible Biotherapy Target
Introduction: Expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) and dopamine 2 receptor (D2R) in neuroendocrine tumors is of clinical importance, as somatostatin analogues and dopamine agonists are used in biotherapy.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Apostolos V. Tsolakis