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#51 Epidemiology of the neuroendocrine tumors diagnosed in Cardarelli Hospital: a retrospective single-institution analysis of 274 cases
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are considered rare tumors and are characterized by their ability to produce peptides that cause typical hormonal syndromes. Neuroendocrine tumors consist of a wide spectrum of malignancies with different histology that can arise from distributed neuroendocrine cells in the body. Although these tumors are frequently indolent, they can be aggressive and resistant to therapy. Its incidence in the U.S.A has been rising in the last three decades (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry). NETs are more common than generally believed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Ferdinando Riccardi
#70 The validity of Ki-67 as a prognostic indicator in patients with appendiceal carcinoid tumor
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors of the appendix are rare and often discovered incidentally through appendectomy. Most are clinically benign but may be associated with metastatic disease. Ki-67, a nuclear protein structurally associated with chromatin, is an excellent marker for measuring cell proliferation and it has been shown to correlate with the outcome in pancreatic and ileocecal carcinoids.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Eric Y Liu
Authors: Liu E, Telem D A, Hwang J, Warner R R P, ...
#120 Somatostatin receptors 1-5 expression in a large series of well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: For their antisecretive and antiproliferative effect somatostatin analogs (SA) have been used in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), based on the expression of somatostatin receptors (sstRs). The potential availability of new SA for the treatment of patients with NETs suggests a better characterization of sstRs.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Paola Loli
#160 The role of T-type calcium channels in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC): T-type calcium channel blockers inhibit hormone secretion and induce apoptotic cell death in a human MTC cell line
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for approximately 5-10% of thyroid cancers. In the case of tumors limited to the thyroid gland, the prognosis is generally favorable, whereas 5-year survival averages only 40% in patients with metastatic disease. In these patients, conventional chemotherapy only occasionally leads to a complete response and partial responses are observed in less than 30% of the cases. Therefore, intense efforts are currently directed toward the identification of new druggable targets for the treatment of this devastating disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Rosario Pivonello
#266 Everolimus Reduces Cell Viability in Selected Human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Primary Cultures
Introduction: It has been demonstrated that everolimus, an mTOR inhibitor, has a potent anti-proliferative effect in a human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) cell line, TT, and in two human MTC primary cultures.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Maria Chiara Zatelli
#405 EUS-FNA for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Single Referral Centre Experience
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) are not an uncommon finding and recent data show the importance of EUS in diagnosis of PNET.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Franco Grimaldi
Keywords: EUS-FNA, GEP-NET
#429 Bronchial Carcinoid Response to mTOR Inhibitors Depends on mTOR Expression Levels
Introduction: Bronchial carcinoids (BCs), originating from endocrine cells dispersed in the respiratory epithelium, can be divided into typical (TBC) and atypical (ABC). TBC are less aggressive, smaller, and much less likely to metastasize, while ABC are more aggressive and metastasize. mTOR has a central role in regulating cell growth, metabolism, and apoptosis. A differential mTOR activation in BCs has been previously demonstrated, suggesting that mTOR pathway might play a predictive role in patients eligible for mTOR-targeted therapies
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Teresa Gagliano
Keywords: BC, mTOR
#430 mTOR Inhibitors Hamper Cell Viability in Selected Human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Primary Cultures
Introduction: It has been demonstrated that mTOR inhibitors have potent anti-proliferative effects in a human Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) cell line. We here explore the possible role of mTOR inhibitors, Everolimus and BEZ235 (which also inhibits the PI3K pathway) on the effects of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) in human MTC primary cultures.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mrs. Mariella Minoia
#545 A Case of ACTH-Secreting Bronchial Carcinoid
Introduction: Ectopic ACTH syndrome (EAS) occurs in about 5-10% of ACTH-dependent hypercortisolism and, in up to 15% of cases, is related to occult neoplasms.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#591 Pancreastatin: A Predictive Neuroendocrine Tumor Marker
Introduction: Pancreastatin is a derived peptide of CgA. Pancreastatin has the potential to be a diagnostic and predictive tumor marker in detecting NETs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Sapna Rustagi
Keywords: pancreastatin, NETs, CgA