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43 results for "Nolan".
#212 Reduced MEN1 Gene Expression in Pulmonary Carcinoids Is Associated With Metastatic Disease
Introduction: Lung carcinoids are neuroendocrine tumors that can be classified as typical (TC) or atypical (AC) carcinoids. Previously, MEN-1 mutations and associated LOH of 11q13 have been implied in tumorigenesis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian R.A. Swarts
#276 Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Pathway Activation is Associated with RET Mutation Status in Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Introduction: The genetic pathways involved in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), except for RET mutations, are largely unknown, as well as the detailed expression mapping of intracellular signalling transducers.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Marco Volante
#415 Bevacizumab Plus Octreotide and Metronomic Capecitabine in Patients with Metastatic Well-to-Moderately Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors. The XELBEVOCT Multicenter Phase II Study
Introduction: A phase II study was designed to assess the activity and safety of metronomic oral capecitabine, bevacizumab, and octreotide (Xelbevoct) in metastatic well-to-moderately differentiated neuroendocrine neoplasms (WMD-NEN). We also assessed the predictive role for progression free survival (PFS) of hypertension, proteinuria and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) polymorphisms and the predictive role of vitamin D on proteinuria and PFS.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Maria Pia Brizzi
Keywords: bevacizumab
#462 Genome-Wide Expression Profiling Reveals Downregulation of OTP and CD44 and Upregulation of RET as Indicators of Poor Prognosis in Lung Carcinoids
Introduction: Lung carcinoids comprise a heterogeneous group of neuroendocrine tumors. Only few parameters have been identified that correlated with poor disease outcome, including 11q22-q25 deletions. New biomarkers are required to further improve diagnosis and prediction of prognosis.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian Swarts
#653 Interobserver Variability of Pulmonary Carcinoids
Introduction: Lung carcinoids are neuroendocrine tumors histopathologically classified into typical (TC; no necrosis, <2 mitoses/2 mm2) and atypical (AC; necrosis or 2-10 mitoses/2 mm2). Identification of mitoses may be hampered by the presence of apoptotic cells, and reported prediction of prognosis based on histopathology varies, especially for ACs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian Swarts
#654 Identification of Signaling Pathways Involved in Lung Carcinoid Progression Using Gene Expression Profiling
Introduction: Lung carcinoids are well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) usually associated with a favorable prognosis. Mechanisms underlying progression are poorly understood.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian Swarts
#701 High Expression of Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) in NF1-Related Periampullary Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a rare inherited disorder associated with cutaneous lesions and neoplasms in the nervous and gastroenteropancreatic systems, including periampullary NETs. NF1-coded protein, neurofibromin, is a tumor suppressor that negatively regulates the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR). Preclinical in vitro and in vivo studies demonstrated a constitutive activation of mTOR pathway associated with significant antineoplastic effects of mTOR inhibitors in NF1-related glial tumor models.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: MD Paola Razzore
#710 Characterization of Elderly Patients (≥70 Years) with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: Incidence of NETs increases with age; however, age-specific epidemiologic analyses are lacking.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: María Isabel Sevilla García
Keywords: elderly, NETs
#733 Analysis of Predictive Markers of Response to Chemotherapy in Microdissected Components of Mixed Neuroendocrine/non-Neuroendocrine Carcinomas
Introduction: Mixed neuroendocrine (NE)/non-NE carcinomas lack pathological or molecular prognostic or predictive markers.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Marco Volante
#737 Impact of Ki-67 Proliferative Index on Survival in Patients with Typical and Atypical Pulmonary Carcinoids
Introduction: Currently pulmonary carcinoids are separated into typical and atypical tumors based on mitotic count and presence of necrosis, according to the WHO classification. Whereas for GEP NETs the ENETS Guidelines have been incorporated into the WHO classification and grading is based on mitotic counts and Ki-67 index, the use of the Ki-67 index for grading pulmonary carcinoids is still under debate.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Dr Martina Rudelius