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: The multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) is a genetically conditioned syndrome which is characterised by usually mild parathyroid and pituary gland adenomas, pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET). The last appear in 30-70% of MEN 1 patients being main life-threatening manifstation among MEN 1 patients. The prognosis might improve by presymptomatic tumor detection.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: MD Przemysław Soczomski