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686 results for "OctreoScan".
#108 Everolimus (RAD001) induces tumor response in patients with medullary thyroid cancer: an in vivo and in vitro study
Introduction: Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of the thyroid C cells which is known to express somatostatin receptors. Octreotide, a somatostatin analogue exerting both antisecretory and antitumor activity in different types of NETs, has shown low efficacy in MTC. Everolimus (RAD001), an inhibitor of mTOR, has shown antitumor effects in patients with NETs and synergistic effects when combined with octreotide. Until recently, RAD001 has never been evaluated in MTC.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Antongiulio Faggiano
#909 Association between Dose of Octreotide and Tumor Control in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) represent a heterogeneous group of tumors. Octreotide is used in the symptom control of NETs. The PROMID study demonstrated a benefit of octreotide on disease stabilization in midgut NETs, but a survival analysis was not possible due to insufficient events.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Sally C M Lau
Authors: Lau S C M, Cheung W, ...
Keywords: GI, NET, octreotide
#2186 Management of Aggressive Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Introduction: Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumor of the C cells of thyroid gland characterized by significant morbidity.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Chiara Bima
#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
#292 Early Detection of Gastric GIST Tumor in a Patient with Rectal Neuroendocrine Cancer – A Case Report
Introduction: A case of a 60-year-old man with rectal neuroendocrine cancer, in whom gastric GIST tumor was detected in March 2009, is presented.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: professor Gabriela Melen-Mucha
Authors: Mucha S, Komorowski J, ...
#19 Antitumor activity of Pasireotide (SOM230) alone and in combination with Everolimus (RAD001) in DU-145 human prostate cancer model
Introduction: Pasireotide (SOM230) is a novel multi-receptor ligand somatostatin analogue with high affinity for somatostatin receptor subtypes sst1,2,3 and sst5. Like octreotide, which binds primarily to sst2, it inhibits hypersecretion of hormones from patients with functional pituitary tumors and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (GEP/NET) tumors. In addition, tumor shrinkage has been observed with both compounds in patients with acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and GEP/NETs, but its tumor-reducing mechanism of action has so far not been revealed. In patients with breast and liver cancer, octreotide had little or no antitumor activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Herbert A. Schmid
Authors: Schmid H A, Chiara L, Nuciforo P, ...
#1051 An Intrapatient Comparison of 99mTc-HYNIC-TOC with 68Ga-DOTA-TATE for Imaging Abilities of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Imaging with 68Ga-labled somatostatin analogs provides some advantages over SRS imaging, and has therefore recently become more poprlar.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Yu Jiangyuan
Authors: Yu J, Li J, Yang Z, ...
#2754 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Symptomatic Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH)
Introduction: DIPNECH is characterized by a proliferation of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and multifocal neuroendocrine tumorlets and/or tumors. Although usually indolent, DIPNECH can cause chronic cough and dyspnea. There is very limited information on treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#1532 Epidemiology, Pathological Features and Clinical Outcome of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (GEP-NENs): Results from the National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry of Spain (R-GETNE)
Introduction: The Spanish National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry is a hospital-based registry of GEP-NENs coordinated by the scientific multidisciplinary Spanish society GETNE, that covers 57 academic and community sites representing all regions of Spain.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: PhD Paula Jimenez-Fonseca
#154 Long-term disease stabilization in a patient with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor treated with combined everolimus and octreotide LAR after prior failure of cytotoxic therapy
Introduction: Targeting of multiple pathways has become an important strategy for improved tumor control in metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Among these targets is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a central regulator of cell growth, proliferation, and apoptosis, which is blocked by everolimus, an oral inhibitor of mTOR that has shown efficacy in patients with metastatic pancreatic NETs. Recent evidence has suggested that suppression of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor (IGF-1R) secretion with octreotide therapy, along with concurrent inhibition of mTOR by everolimus, may improve tumor control synergistically by preventing feedback activation of the PI3K/Akt/mTOR pathway.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Alexandre Teulé Vega