Introduction: Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) are rare and slow growing neoplasms. Identification of patients with worse outcome and of novel potential targets for therapy is important goals. The epigenetic mark 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5-hmC) is severely reduced in various cancers and was recently found by us to discriminate between parathyroid adenoma and carcinoma. A growth regulatory role of TET1 was also found.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: PhD student Elham Barazeghi
Introduction: Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours (SI-NETs) are considered to be generally resistant to systemic treatment. To date predictive markers for drug activity are lacking.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Kosmas Daskalakis