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12 results for "Pelosi".
#20 Paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2) auto-antibodies as biomarkers for early small intestine neuroendocrine tumors detection
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) comprise well-differentiated NET (benign carcinoid), well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (malignant carcinoid) and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC). The majority of NET patients have developed liver metastases at the time of diagnosis and surgery is then seldom curative. Novel predictive, diagnostic and prognostic markers are thus needed to improve our capabilities to diagnose and cure these tumors. We have previously identified six novel marker genes for neuroendocrine tumor cells by using Affymetrix microarrays and advanced bioinformatics. One of this markers, the paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2), which is normally expressed only in nervous tissue, can in the process of carcinogenesis be detected in tumors located outside the nervous system. The finding that Ma2 is expressed in small intestine neuroendocrine primary tumors and their metastases made it interesting to screen whether antibodies against Ma2 are present in the serum of NET patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: PhD Valeria Giandomenico
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#144 Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy in patients with advanced neuroendocrine carcinoma: an Italian retrospective multicenter analysis
Introduction: Conventional chemotherapy does not have a well-defined role in well/moderately differentiated (WD) neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs). Various regimens were evaluated. Cisplatin or carboplatin combined with etoposide are usually indicated in poorly differentiated (PD) NECs. Some evidence exists for oxaliplatin activity in WD and PD NECs, combined with capecitabine or gemcitabine.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Francesca Spada
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#193 Paraneoplastic Antigen Ma2 Autoantibodies as Specific Blood Biomarkers for Detection of Early Recurrence of Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) are rare fatal cancers. Many patients develop metastatis before diagnosis. There is no available curative treatment for patients with metastasis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Associate Profes Valeria Giandomenico
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#364 Platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with advanced neuroendocrine carcinomas: an Italian retrospective multicenter analysis
Introduction: Conventional chemotherapy has not yet a well defined role in well/moderately differentiated (WD) neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs).
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD FRANCESCA SPADA
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#473 Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDHB): A New Marker of Malignancy in Midgut Carcinoids?
Introduction: The immunoistochemical (IHC) loss of SDHB expression was reported as a surrogate marker of malignancy in sporadic and familial pheocromocytomas/paragangliomas. SDHB loss is supposed to be tumorigenic (activation hypoxia signals).
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Sara Pusceddu
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Keywords: SDHB
#581 Loss of Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDHB) Expression in Midgut Carcinoids as Prognostic Factor: a New Marker of Personalized Cancer Medicine in Neuroendocrine Tumors?
Introduction: Gene mutations of SDH complex have been involved in the pathogenesis of cancer cells. These mutations are often associated with loss of activity of SDH subunity B and overexpression of HIF-1a, which play a central role in angiogenesis.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Massimo Milione
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#645 Loss of Succinate Dehydrogenase (SDHB) in Midgut Carcinoids as Prognostic Factor: A New Marker of Personalized Cancer Medicine in Neuroendocrine Tumors?
Introduction: Gene mutations of the succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) complex are involved in the pathogenesis of cancer cells and play a pivotal role in angiogenesis and cell proliferation. The immunoistochemical (IHC) loss of SDHB is a marker of malignancy in pheocromocytomas and paragangliomas.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Md, PhD Massimo Milione
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Keywords: midgut, SDHB
#646 Immunohistochemical (IHC) and Cytogenetic Approach for Improving Diagnosis and Therapy of Ewing Sarcoma (ES)/pPNET Arising in the Ileocecal Region
Introduction: ES/pPNET primary to the ileocecal region (IpPNET) have been rarely reported on and show close similarities in histology and clinical presentation with small round blue cell tumors. The EWS gene is fused to four members of the ETS family.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Md, PhD Massimo Milione
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Keywords: EWS, pPnet, FEV
#648 Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) Expression Analysis and Therapeutic Approach in Primitive (T) and Metastatic (M) Ileal Neuroendocrine Tumors (INT)
Introduction: mTOR signalling pathway has emerged as a promising target for well-differentiated endocrine pancreatic carcinoma therapy. Because of varying behavior, INT are usually excluded from clinical trials employing the mTOR inhibitor, RAD001.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Massimo Milione
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Keywords: mTor, midgut, carcinoid
#675 Olfactory Receptor 51E1 is a Potential Novel Target for Diagnosis and Treatment of Somatostatin Receptor Negative Lung Carcinoid Patients
Introduction: Somatostatin receptor (SSTR) expression may be used for diagnosis and therapy of lung carcinoids. However, novel targets are requested.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Tao Cui
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