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15 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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Roberta Modica
#2770 Evaluation of Early Predictors of Metabolic Syndrome in Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NET)
Introduction: Metabolic syndrome and obesity (MetS) are supposed to have a role in cancer but data analysing their association with GEP-NET are lacking.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Roberta Modica
#2798 Risk of Pre-Operative Understaging of Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumors at Conventional Imaging: When Surgery Becomes the First Choice
Introduction: Duodenal neuroendocrine neoplasms (dNENs) are heterogeneous tumors that can exhibit aggressive behavior, with loco-regional nodes and distant metastases. Pre-treatment staging is the basis for planning either surgical or endoscopic treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Imaging and Interventions (radiology, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: dr Sara Massironi
#2809 Sporadic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms in Young Adult Patients: Natural History, Prognosis and Management
Introduction: Data specific to sporadic neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) in young adult patients (pts) are limited due to its rare occurrence.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Barbara Altieri