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10 results for "Modica".
#904 Role of Metformin on Recurrence-Free Survival (RFS) in Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET)
Introduction: Recent data suggest metformin (Met) has antineoplastic properties in different type of cancer. Effects of Met have never been investigated in NET.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Francesca Marciello
#1187 High-Dose Treatment with Somatostatin Analogs in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin analogs (SSA) effectively control symptoms in neuroendocrine tumours (NET), besides showing antiproliferative activity. In progressive or metastatic NET, increasing SSA dose or shortening the dosing interval are common clinical practice, though empirical.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Modica
#1191 Efficacy of Lanreotide versus Follow-up in Early-stage Duodeno-Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) Related to Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (MEN1): Preliminary Data
Introduction: Surgery is the only curative approach for NETs, representing the first-line therapy. As most pts with MEN1 have multiple duodeno-pancreatic NETs, cure is generally not possible, unless to adopt radical surgery. Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) represent one of the main therapeutic option in functioning well-differentiated NETs. There are no perspective studies focusing on MEN1-related NETs.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: DR. Valeria Ramundo
#1756 Somatostatin Analogs in Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: Efficacy and Safety
Introduction: Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES) can cause severe complications. In multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) related ZES, surgery has a controversial role and proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are usually first-line therapy, although some concerns regarding long-term use. Somatostatin analogs (SSA) both reduce hypergastrinemia and have an antiproliferative role.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Modica
#1758 Efficacy and Safety of Low Dose Vandetanib in Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Introduction: Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is an aggressive thyroid malignancy. Vandetanib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved for locally advanced or metastatic MTC, administered orally 300 mg/daily. Diarrhea, hypertension and QT prolongation are common side effects and may require withdrawal or dose reduction.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Modica
#1770 Cytokines as Predictive Factors of Response to Somatostatin Analogues in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumour
Introduction: The somatostatin analogues are a major therapeutic advance in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) treatment and have multiple modulatory effects on the immune system.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Concetta Sciammarella
#2132 Survival and Prognosis in Patients with Duodeno-Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 Syndrome
Introduction: Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an inherited syndrome, affecting multiple endocrine glands. Duodeno-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (DP-NET) represent the most frequent type of NET in MEN1. Their prognosis and treatment strategy is debated.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Modica
#146 Recurrence characteristics in resected pulmonary typical and atypical carcinoids
Introduction: Pulmonary typical and atypical carcinoids are widely considered indolent, although they can metastasize even with a very long relapse free interval. No standard follow-up strategy exists after a radical resection.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Michela Squadroni
#1226 Follow Up of ≤ 2 cm Non Functioning Pancreatic NETs in Patients with MEN1 Treated with Conservative Approach
Introduction: There is a current trend for conservative treatment of non functioning pancreatic NET (NF-PNETs), ≤ 2 cm, in patients with MEN1, which are reported to be associated with low risk of metastasis and death.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MD Maria Vittoria Davì
#1447 Clinicopathologic Features, Management and Outcome of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) in MEN1: The Verona Multidisciplinary PlaNET Group
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic endocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) are a frequent manifestation of MEN1. They represent an important prognostic factor in these patients. There is still a debate on their management, mainly on surgical strategy, due to their multicentricity and high recurrence rate.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Elisa Cosaro
Keywords: MEN1, GEP-NET, management