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#1448 Distribution of T-Cell Infiltrate in G1, G2 and G3 NENs
Introduction: The identification of T-cell infiltrate and the expression of inhibitory molecules in the tumor microenvironment could lend support to the use of immunotherapy in the treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs).
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Massimo Milione
Keywords: Ki-67, T-cells, NEN
#141 Incidence of second primary tumors in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Based on epidemiological data from SEER 1950-1999, 22.4% cases of non-carcinoid second primary tumors have been described in patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors. The incidence of this type of tumors varies, depending on the series assessed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Juan Manuel OConnor
Authors: Pesce V, OConnor J, Mendez G, Bestani C, ...
#477 Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 Receptor (GLP-1R) Imaging for the Preoperative Localization of Benign Insulinomas in 30 Patients
Introduction: Biochemical diagnosis of endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia is straightforward. Surgical removal of an insulinoma is hampered by difficulties to localize it using conventional radiological procedures. In vitro data suggest that human insulinoma cells exhibit a high density of GLP-1R. 111In-exendin-4 is an 111In labeled GLP-1R agonist that binds with high affinity to GLP-1R and may be helpful in localizing insulinomas.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Emanuel Christ
Authors: Christ E, Forrer F, Wild D, Clerici T, ...
#595 A Single Fasting Plasma 5-HIAA Value Correlates with 24-Hour Urinary 5-HIAA Values and Other Biomarkers in Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: 5-hydoxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is used for the evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), however, the current 5-HIAA assay requires a 24-hour urine collection which is inconvenient.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#680 Role of EGF Pathway in Regulating Bronchial Carcinoid Cell Proliferation
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BC) are rare neuroendocrine tumors. Surgery is not feasible for infiltrating and metastatic disease. Medical therapy is often tried but is represented by chemotherapy and radiation, while somatostatin analogues are employed for symptomatic control. It is necessary to identify new molecules capable of providing medical treatment in cases for which surgical removal is not feasible. EGF, TGFα are growth factors which were demonstrated to be important in neuroendocrine tumors. EGF and TGFα bind to the EGF receptor and lead to the transcription of genes that regulate cell proliferation.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: EGF, EGFR, BC
#841 Quality of Life in Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Compared to the General Population
Introduction: Literature on NET patients' quality of life (QOL) is scarce.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: PhD Eva M Gamper
Keywords: quality of life
#922 Comparison of the Novel Cell Detector Method with Cell Search Technology in the Isolation of Circulating Tumor Cells in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) have been detected in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) using the CellSearch platform. Their presence is associated with a worse clinical outcome but less than 50% patients have detectable cells. The GILUPI Cell Detector is an EpCAM coated wire that is inserted into a vein and has been developed to increase capture of CTCs.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Dalvinder Mandair
Authors: Mandair D, Ensell L, Vesely C, Lowe H, ...
#933 The Cytotoxic Effect of Sunitinib on Human Bronchial Carcinoid Cell Lines and Primary Cultures is Counteracted by EGF and IGF-1, but not by VEGF
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BC) are rare tumors originating from endocrine cells dispersed in the respiratory epithelium. The main BC treatment is surgery, but which is not feasible for large, infiltrating and metastatic disease. In these settings, medical therapy is often tried. Therefore it is important to identify new therapeutic targets and new molecules capable of providing adequate medical treatment for patients with BC. Sunitinib is an oral, small-molecule, multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: BC, RTK, Sunitinib
#1173 Investigation of the Effects of Sunitinib on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Primary Cultures
Introduction: The main treatment for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma is surgery. However these tumors are highly vascularized, suggesting the possible role for anti-angiogenic agents in the medical therapy. Sunitinib is a multi-targeted receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI), mainly described to inhibit VEGFR
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Authors: Bellio M, Gagliano T, Feo C, Balboni F, ...
#1179 A Phase II Study of Axitinib in Advanced Carcinoid Tumors: Preliminary Results
Introduction: NETs are highly vascularized neoplasms overexpressing VEGF as well as VEGFR. Axitinib is a TKI with selective picomolar potency against VEGFR-1, -2 and -3
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr. Mauro Cives
Authors: Cives M, Strosberg J, Campos T, Weber T, ...