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647 results for "Merkel cell polyoma virus".
#3038 Managing Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NEN) in Association with HIV Infection: A Single Institution Experience
Introduction: There is a paucity of knowledge regarding NEN and HIV infection in the literature.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Aimee R Hayes
Authors: Hayes A R, Smith K, Liu M, Jenkinson S, ...
#2832 Lymph Node Merkel Cell Carcinoma without Primary: Long Term Survival
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare aggressive cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma with a high rate of metastasis. Approximately 5% of MCC are found in the lymph nodes (LNs) without a primary tumor on the skin.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Alaeddine Saidi
Authors: Saidi M A, Ghomari S, ...
#2774 Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma Associated Paraneoplastic Hyponatraemia: Response to Avelumab
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is rare, encompassing primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma.It has an aggressive natural history, and exhibits high response rates to radiotherapy & chemotherapy but often of short duration.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Elspeth Saunders
Authors: Saunders E, Demirel S, Kim S, Skelly R, ...
#2796 Avelumab for Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma in the Netherlands; A Nationwide Survey
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, tumor of the skin associated with high recurrence rates and poor survival. Clinical trials have shown activity of checkpoint inhibitors targeting programmed death-(ligand)-1 (PD-(L)1). Avelumab is the only PD-L1 inhibitor that has been approved in the Netherlands for advanced/metastatic MCC (mMCC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD Sonja Levy
#3004 Development of Anti-SSTR CAR T Cells for Future Treatment of NETs
Introduction: NETs overexpress somatostatin receptors (SSTRs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr. Mauro Cives
#69 Frequent biological association of Merkel cell polyomavirus with Merkel cell carcinomas
Introduction: Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) DNA has been detected by PCR in 75–100% of Merkel cell carcinomas (MCC), an aggressive neuroendocrine skin cancer. MCPyV is a 5.4 kb DNA virus that expresses tumor (T) antigen in tumor tissues.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Ernst-Jan M Speel
#2297 Merkel Cell Carcinomas in New Zealand: Virus or Ultra Violet?
Introduction: Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC) is a rare Neuroendocrine skin tumour. MCC behavior is more aggressive than the more common Melanoma, with treatments often restricted to surgery or radiotherapy, although immunotherapy holds promise overseas. In 2008, a USA study identified an oncogenic polyomavirus (MCPyV) present in eight of ten tested MCC tumours. Studies from across Europe and the USA confirmed MCPyV presence in ~80% of all MCCs. However, a cohort from Australia found a rate of just 24%, suggesting an alternative mechanism; ultra violet (UV) exposure was suspected and later confirmed using genomic mutational signature analysis. Are these are two separate diseases, requiring different clinical management strategies for best patient outcomes?
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Tamsin Robb
Authors: Robb T, Woodhouse B, Parker K, Miller R, ...
#2739 Epigenetic Landscape of Pancreatic Neuro-Endocrine Tumors Reveals Distinct Cells of Origin and Means of Tumor Progression
Introduction: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNETs) arise from cells of the Islets of Langerhans. The majority of PanNETs are non-functional and their cell of origin cannot be defined analysing specific hormone production. Cell of origin assessment has proven importance to identify risk factors, prevent tumour development, and tailor treatment in many malignancies. Recent data on super-enhancer signatures has suggested a potential origin of PanNET from α- or β-cells. We and others have shown that distinct epigenetic profiles assessed by DNA methylation (DNAme) characterize genomic and prognostic groups of PanNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Annunziata Di Domenico
#3070 Activity and Safety of Avelumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Our Experience
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. The use of checkpoint inhibitors has shown good results in the treatment of advanced MCC. Avelumab is a PD-L1 inhibitor able to prevent the inactivation of the T lymphocytes. We report a serie of consecutive MCC cases treated with Avelumab in two centres
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito
Keywords: mcc, avelumab, activity, safety
#2980 Metabolic Dysregulation and Circadian Clock in Cellular Models of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The circadian clock genes encode transcription factors whose interaction with nuclear receptors allows the regulation of cellular metabolism.The invalidation of the genes of the clock core is associated with the development of many endocrine diseases including neuroendocrine cancer. Recently, the family of transcriptional coactivators PGC-1a has been identified as a key element in the integration of cellular metabolic state with the circadian clock. PRC, as a member of the PGC-1 family, was able to interact with several transcription factors, including the CLOCK factor. The specific induction of this PRC factor by the cell cycle, to modulate the energy function, the MAPkinase pathway and the expression of microRNAs, makes it a key factor in the metabolic adaptation of cancer cells.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Pr Frederique Savagner
Authors: Savagner F, Le Pennec S, ...