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#890 Prognostic Validity of the WHO 2010 TNM Staging and Grading Criteria for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The TNM staging and grading system developed by the WHO was designed to help prognosticate patients.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Mr Logan E Mills
#893 The Role of Primary Resection and Hepatic Resection in the Management of Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors with Irresectable Liver Metastases
Introduction: More than 40% of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (PNET) patients have liver metastases (LM) at diagnosis. Whilst it is agreed that, where possible, curative surgery offers the best outcomes, the role of debulking surgery in the context of irresectable LM remains unclear.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Mr Logan E Mills
Keywords: liver
#1209 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Incidentalomas: When is Surgery in the Patient’s Best Interests?
Introduction: Small PNETs, many of which are diagnosed incidentally, pose a management dilemma. Whilst resection offers curative outcomes, the risks of surgery have led many to adopt surveillance strategies. 2cm is often used as a threshold for malignancy, but reports suggest that this value may not be valid.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Logan Mills
Keywords: PNET
#1233 CA 19-9: A Novel Role in the Prognosis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Prognostication is difficult for neuroendocrine tumours given their long survival. Staging, grading using Ki67 and receptor status are tools commonly used, but are not without their limitations. CA 19-9 is a tumour marker used in the diagnosis and follow-up of pancreatic adenocarcinomas despite multiple confounding factors, including jaundice. CA 19-9 is not useful in the diagnosis of PNETs having a sensitivity of only 19%, but it is not known whether it has other roles in PNETs.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Logan Mills
Authors: Mills L, Ramage J, Quaglia A, Basuroy R, ...
Keywords: CA 19-9
#1239 Histological Classification of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Optimising the Ki67 System
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours are graded using the Ki67 antigen in accordance with the WHO 2010 classification. Despite the system’s widespread use, a wide variety of tumour behaviours have been described leading to various proposed revisions.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Logan Mills
Keywords: G3
#1777 Tumour Size Is Not a Reliable Criterion for Resection of Patients with Non-Secreting Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Results of an International, Multi-Centre, Operative Cohort
Introduction: Small pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs) present a management dilemma between surveillance and resection.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Logan Mills
#366 Next Generation Sequencing is a Cost Effective and Time Saving Method in Clinical Genetic Screening of Patients with Pheochromocytomas
Introduction: Pheochromocytomas are rare tumours arising from adrenal medulla. Recent findings show that about 30-40% of pheochromocytomas are caused by germline mutations in one of the ten hereto known susceptibility genes: SDHA, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, SDHAF2, RET, VHL, NF1, TMEM127 and MAD. This list of genes is constantly growing. These ten genes together consist of 128 exons and a genetic screening test is both extensive time-consuming and expensive. We introduce utilizing Next generation sequencing as a fast and cost effective method.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr. Joakim Crona
#1646 Patient Satisfaction Regarding Home Injection Service for Somatostatin Analogues: A Survey Among Patients with a Neuroendocrine Tumour
Introduction: Depot somatostatin analogues (SSA) Sandostatin LAR® (SL) and Somatuline Autogel® (SA) injections, are facilitated by a professional home injection service.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Wanda Geilvoet
#1896 Launching NETwerk: Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumors within a Multi-Institutional Collaboration in the Region of Antwerp-Waasland in Belgium
Introduction: Centralizing cancer services is one way to improve global outcome for cancer patients but brings along that patients must be motivated to travel and that doctors of local hospitals get deprived of the diagnostic and treatment skills. The alternative way is to centrally coordinate cancer services across different hospitals. In this scenario, local multidisciplinary teams refer all patients to be discussed among cancer specialists. This continuous feed-back system also creates the opportunity to propose additional more specific and sensitive examinations for individual patients which would introduce the end of local substandard treatment.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Prof. Marc Peeters
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