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6 results for "Pereira".
#1810 FOXM1 Is Strongly Associated with Cell Proliferation and Is Not Influenced by Metabolic Syndrome in GEP-NETS
Introduction: Gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors(GEP-NETs) and metabolic syndrome(MS) are both increasing exponentially. MS has been associated with several non NET cancers.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr. Ana Paula Santos
#23 Developing a customized database for NET in a developing country
Introduction: The establishment of a neuroendocrine registry is extremely hard in developing countries. Many patients miss follow-up after surgical procedures and many die in different hospitals with a distinct national security health system number. As in any developing country, Brazil has a large movement of people to urban areas, making the tracking of former addresses impossible for patients who were treated some years prior. Therefore, it is more feasible to evaluate a demographic distribution of neuroendocrine tumors by topography or histological subtype, but the analysis of clinical events, such as progression-free survival, disease-free survival, time to progression or overall survival, is compromised.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: PhD Bernardo Garicochea
#679 Malignant Pheocromocytoma: Rare, Aggressive, but Easily Neglected
Introduction: Pheocromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors of which only 10% present metastatic disease.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Ana Catarina Ribeiro
#1229 Preliminary Results on the Diagnosis of NETs in Portugal – The Cross Sectional TNE-ETC Survey
Introduction: NETs are increasing worldwide. Epidemiological data is lacking in Portugal. The NETs Study Group of the Portuguese Endocrine Society is committed to develop a National Registry.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: MD, MSc Ana P Santos
Keywords: Portugal NET
#2800 Thymosin Beta 4 Is an Autocrine Mitogen for Neuroendocrine Tumour Cells
Introduction: The most commonly used NET marker chromogranin A, has a sensitivity between 60-90% and a specificity of less than 50%, hence better NET markers are needed. Previous secretome analysis using BON1, NCI-H727 and SHP-77 cell lines has led to the discovery of various candidate NET markers. One such marker is Thymosin Beta 4 (TB4). TB4 is a small 43 amino acid intracellular peptide first isolated from bovine thymus tissue.TB4 or its oxidised form TB4SO are thought to play a role in various aspects of cancer biology including tumour invasion, metastasis and apoptosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ponni Balasundaram
#2908 Re-Cellularised Human Pancreas 3D Scaffolds as a Novel Model for Biomarker Discovery in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (pNETs)
Introduction: The lack of preclinical models of pNETs has challenged identification of tissue specific biomarkers of disease. Culturing cancer cells in their native tissue enables the close study of cell-ECM interaction and tissue remodelling. The biological products of such interactions can form a basis for discovery of novel biomarkers of the disease, and were previously linked with a range of inflammatory and malignant conditions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: PhD student & CR Alexander Ney