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9 results for "O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT)".
#2101 The Effect of Temozolomide on Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Vitro and Role of MGMT and MMR System in Temozolomide Resistance
Introduction: Temozolomide (TMZ) has been suggested as a treatment option for patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs). The tumour response to TMZ has been linked to expression levels of O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) and components of the mismatch repair (MMR) system.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Drs. Anela Blazevic
#748 O6-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase Deficiency in Neuroendocrine Tumors and Correlation with Response to Alkylating Agents (Temozolomide, Streptozotocin, Dacarbazine)
Introduction: Low O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) expression is predictive of response to alkylants in some tumor types.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: MD thomas Walter
Keywords: MGMT
#1067 Gemox or Alkylating Agents in Neuroendocrine Tumors? The Help of O6-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) Status?
Introduction: Alkylating agents are the backbone chemotherapy in neuroendocrine tumors (NET). However, gemcitabine associated to oxaliplatine (gemox) has showed interesting activity in a small study.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Anne-Sophie Dussol
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
#1337 O6-Methylguanine DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) Deficiency and Response to Aranoza-Based Therapy in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Aranoza (3-α-L-arabinopyranosyl-1-methyl-nitrosourea) – nitrosourea derivative, as STZ. O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) is an enzyme implicated in chemotherapy resistance to alkylating agents and its low levels are associated with sensitivity to them.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Svetlana Polozkova
#842 O6-Methylguanine DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) Expression and Ki-67 Index Predict Response to Temozolomide in Patients with Well-Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (WDPNET)
Introduction: Temozolomide (TEM) showed encouraging results in WDPNET. Decreased MGMT expression and methylation of its promoter seems to correlate with better outcome in TEM-treated glioblastomas.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Jerome Cros
Authors: Cros J, Hentic O, Rebours V, Zappa M, ...
#1546 O6-Methylguanine DNA Methyltransferase (MGMT) Expression by Immunochemistry May Help Predict Response to Streptozotocin-based Chemotherapy in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Streptozotocin (STZ) is an alkylating agent inducing DNA damage mainly repaired by MGMT. STZ-based chemotherapy is the first line treatment of non-resectable well-differentiated PNET. As for temozolomide, tumour MGMT deficiency may predict the efficacy of STZ in PNET.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Dr Olivia Hentic
Authors: Hentic O, Cros J, Zappa M, Rebours V, ...
Keywords: MGMT, Streptozotocin, PFS
#1420 A New Immunohistochemistry Prognostic Score (IPS) Based on MGMT, NDRG-1 and PHLDA-3 for Recurrence and Survival in Resected Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNET)
Introduction: In PanNET tumors contradictory data about the prognostic role of MGMT (O6-methylguanine DNA methyltransferase) has been published. NDRG-1 (N-myc downstream-regulated gen-1) and PHLDA-3 (Pleckstrin homology-like domain family A member 3) immunohistochemistry (IHC) expressions have been evaluated in several solid malignant tumors, but their roles in PanNET remain unknown
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Antonio Viudez
#1559 MTOR Controls an Epigenetic Program Leading to Autophagy and Cell Growth Control
Introduction: Makroautophagy represents an evolutionary highly conserved process involved in the clearance of proteins and organelles. The induction of this central cellular process is tightly connected with programs regulating cell growth control. While the cytoplasmic machinery that orchestrates autophagy is relatively well understood the key epigenetic events that initiate autophagy-related cell growth programs remain largely unknown.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Dr. Alexander Koenig
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