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10 results for "NET Clinics".
#878 Evidence of Improved Survival When Patients are Referred on to a Specialist NET Clinic with Multidisciplinary Team Management
Introduction: ENETs and UKINETs Guidelines emphasize that patients with NETs should be referred to NET specialist clinics (NSC) and these clinics should use a multidisciplinary team (MDT) for decision making. In Belfast there has been an NSC for several decades and an MDT since 2000.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Professor Joy E Ardill
Keywords: NET Clinics
#2147 Nutritional Assessment and Vitamin Deficiencies in Patients with NETs
Introduction: As a result of disease or related to its management, patients with neuroendocrine tumours may have altered gut or pancreatic function that can cause nutritional deficiencies.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Mark Reynolds
Authors: Lim S, Reynolds M, Rees D A, Chaudhry R, ...
#34 Plasma Chromogranin A(CgA) and Urinary 5 Hydroxy-indoleacetic acid(5-HIAA) use in monitoring somatostatin analogue(SSA) therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
Introduction: Two main biochemical markers, plasma chromogranin A (CgA) and urinary 5 hydroxy-indoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) are used to aid staging and monitoring of patients with neuroendocrine (NET) tumors. Somatostatin analogues (SSA) such as octreotide and lanreotide have been used to alleviate symptoms and disease progression in NET patients. This study evaluates the use of CgA and 5HIAA in monitoring NET patients on SSA therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Andy James
Authors: Teo L, Hearn K, Bernstone G, Wright R, ...
#1103 Risk and Protective Factors for Midgut Carcinoid Tumours: A Case-Control Study of Prospectively Evaluated Patients
Introduction: The incidence of midgut carcinoid tumours is on the rise, but few studies have investigated risk factors for their occurrence.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Doctor Maria Rinzivillo
#1466 Delays in Diagnosing Neuroendocrine Tumours by Secondary Care Specialities
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NETs) are considered to be a diagnostic challenge, many patients presenting with metastatic disease to a number of specialities in secondary care
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid Khan
Authors: Benny A, Ng S, Reid K, Williams M, ...
#1470 Exploring Gastrointestinal Symptoms And Their Impact on Quality of Life in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Treatments in NETs have been studied for effects on tumour progression and carcinoid syndrome with minimal evidence on gastrointestinal(GI) symptom burden and impact on quality of life(QoL)
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid Khan
Authors: Williams M, Reid K, Ng S, Benny A, ...
#1696 On-going Evaluation of The Clinical Utility of the Health-Related Quality-Of-Life (HRQoL) QLQ-GINET21 Questionnaire (QNR) in the Treatment of Patients (pts) with Gastrointestinal (GI) Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs). QUALINETS Study
Introduction: Outcome measures reported by pts help to weigh benefit/effect of a therapy on quality of life (QoL), provided that their utility in clinical practice is proved. There are few QoL QNRs for pts with NETs, like QLQ-GINET21, with 21 items assessing muscle/bone pain, body image, information, sexual function, symptoms, social function and disease-related concerns.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr. Javier Gallego
#2058 On-going Evaluation of the Use of Resources and the Costs (UR/C) Associated with Controlled or Uncontrolled Carcinoid Syndrome (CS) in Patients (pts) with Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs): RECOSY Study Design
Introduction: NET pts have high rates of mortality and morbidity, as wells as decreased health-related quality of life (HRQoL) due to CS. Though there is little research on the economic impact of CS, recent studies show that some symptoms, i.e. diarrhoea, are associated with higher healthcare expenditure and use of resources.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Guillermo de La Cruz
#2169 Patient and Clinician Perspectives on Symptom Priorities Across the Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: NETs are associated with a range of symptoms, and symptom reduction is a common treatment target. Identifying priority symptoms across NETs can help inform clinical trial endpoints.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Research Prof Kimberly Webster
#2195 Audit of a New Nurse-Led Non-Medical Prescribing (NMP) Clinic for Systemic Anti-Cancer Agents (SACTs)
Introduction: The number of people living with cancer in the UK continues to rise with increased demands on specialist cancer care services. NET incidence and prevalence increases alongside this demand. NETs remain a rare cancer with specialist needs. The clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is ideally placed to support these patients. Oncology clinics are increasingly pressured, the need to think of innovative ways of reducing strain whilst maintaining and enhancing the patients experience is important. To address this we set up a nurse-led SACT NMP clinic alongside the oncology clinic to improve patient experience and reduce oncologist clinic review.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Philippa Davies