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167 results for "Pherochromocytoma and paraganglioma (PG)".
#3090 Retrospective Experience with Pherochromocytoma (PH) and Paraganglioma (PG) in a Single Argentinian Institution
Introduction: Pherochromocytoma (PH) and paraganglioma (PG) are neuroendocrine tumors arising in cromaffin cells in the adrenal medulla or extra adrenal paraganglia respectively. Clinical presentation is diverse. All PG/PH have malignant potential. Hereditary cases comprise up to 40% of all PG/PH.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: MD Mariano Hernan Dioca
#2972 Characteristics and Management of Paragangliomas, 10 Years Experience
Introduction: Paraganglioma (PG) is a rare extra-adrenal neuroendocrine tumor, with common sites of presentation being abdomen, and head and neck region. The majority of PGs appear to be sporadic. However, almost half of cases are associated with an inherited syndrome. The highest malignancy rates are seen in paragangliomas (PGs) associated with SDHB mutations, which are usually abdominal and secretory.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Emilia Sardo
#2788 Favourable Outcome in Patients with Metastatic Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas Treated with 177Lu-DOTATATE
Introduction: There is limited previous data on Peptide receptor radiotherapy (PRRT) in pheochromocytoma (PCC) and paraganglioma (PGL).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Prof. Anders Sundin
#2780 Intracardiac Paragangliomas (PGLs): A Single-Institution Experience
Introduction: Intracardiac PGLs are extremely rare neuroendocrine tumors. There are few reported series in literature, indicating surgery as the most effective treatment modality.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: MD Maura Rossi
Authors: Rossi M, Bora G, Lanza G, Meda S, ...
#2811 Improving Diagnosis Times as Part of the Transformation of the South Wales NET Service
Introduction: Transformation of the South Wales NET service in late 2017 introduced new specialised staff, gastroenterology-led clinics and improved MDTs with a particular emphasis on educating referring specialties. This has led to improved overall patient experience, satisfaction and quality of life. NETs are recognised world-wide for their lengthy diagnosis times.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Kapish Amin
#2696 Difficulties in Providing Palliative Care in Rural India (West Bengal) – Experience of an NGO
Introduction: As in any developing countries state of West Bengal in India has a huge burden of cancer patients in advanced stage coming from rural area where awareness regarding the usefulness of palliative care in rather poor.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
#2697 Telephonic Communication in Palliative Care for Better Management of Terminal Cancer Patients in Rural India - A NGO Based Approach
Introduction: Due to financial incapability and absence of manpower poor families often fail to carry their advanced cancer patients to the nodal centres.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
Keywords: cancer
#2740 Long-Term Complete Response in Metastatic Poorly-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Rectal Carcinoma with Multimodal Approach. A Case Report
Introduction: Rectal neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC) are extremely rare and account for less than 1% of colorectal malignancies.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Medical Doctor Pietro Maria Lombardi
#2795 Molecular Correlation of the Activity of Evofosfamide (EVO) in Combination with Sunitinib (SUN) in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pNETs) in the SUNEVO GETNE Trial
Introduction: MEN1, DAXX, ATRX, and PI3K/AKT/mTOR pathway genes are frequently mutated in pNETs. Sunitinib is approved and widely used in the metastatic setting but unfortunately, no validated predictive biomarker has been identified to guide therapy yet. The SUNEVO phase II trial of the Spanish Task Force Group for Neuroendocrine and Endocrine Tumours (GETNE) trial combined the pro-drug of EVO under SUN-induced hypoxic conditions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: Dr. Enrique Grande
#2806 Sarcopenia: Don't Judge a Book by It's Cover
Introduction: Sarcopenia is characterised by loss of muscle mass and function. We previously reported anthropometrical data for a range of NET diagnoses within 3 months of diagnosis. The majority of NET patients were overweight or obese, however reduced muscle function was observed in over half of patients regardless of BMI and other parameters.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tara Whyand