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8 results for "Pivonello".
#160 The role of T-type calcium channels in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC): T-type calcium channel blockers inhibit hormone secretion and induce apoptotic cell death in a human MTC cell line
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for approximately 5-10% of thyroid cancers. In the case of tumors limited to the thyroid gland, the prognosis is generally favorable, whereas 5-year survival averages only 40% in patients with metastatic disease. In these patients, conventional chemotherapy only occasionally leads to a complete response and partial responses are observed in less than 30% of the cases. Therefore, intense efforts are currently directed toward the identification of new druggable targets for the treatment of this devastating disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Rosario Pivonello
#532 Effect of the Combined Administration of mTOR Inhibitor and Dopamine or Somatostatin Analogues in a Human Bronchial Neuroendocrine Cell Line
Introduction: The mTOR inhibitor rapamycin (RAP) has been considered an anticancer agent. The role of dopamine and somatostatin in controlling cell secretion and proliferation in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is still unclear.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Rosario Pivonello
#919 Effect of Combined Treatment with mTOR Inhibitors (mTORi) and Dopamine Agonists on Cell Proliferation in a Human Typical Lung Carcinoid Cell Line
Introduction: The mTOR pathway and dopamine receptors are potential targets for treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Maddalena Sarnataro
Keywords: mTOR, dopamine
#269 Expression of IGF/mTOR Pathway Components in Human Pheochromocytomas and In Vitro Inhibition of PC12 Rat Pheochromocytoma Cell Growth by mTOR Inhibitors
Introduction: The pathogenesis of pheochromocytomas (pheo) is poorly understood and malignant pheo need new treatment options. mTOR inhibitors, as sirolimus(S) and everolimus(E), are promising antineoplastic drugs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Maria Cristina De Martino
#320 Predictors of Clinical Response to Everolimus in Patients with Well-differentiated Metastatic Pancreatic NETs
Introduction: Everolimus (E) is an mTOR inhibitor with promising antitumor activity in patients with NETs. Predictor factors of response could improve the clinical use of this compound.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Maria Cristina De Martino
#726 Expression and Phosphorilation of mTOR Pathway and Antitumor Activity of mTOR Inhibitors in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) is a protein kinase involved in the control of cancer cell metabolism, growth and proliferation. The mTOR pathway has attracted broad scientific and clinical interest, particularly in light of the ongoing clinical cancer trials with mTOR inhibitors in pts with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). To identify the best candidates for treatment with mTOR inhibitors is challenging.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Concetta Sciammarella
#850 Expression of IGF/mTOR Pathway Components in Human Pheochromocytomas and In Vitro Inhibition of PC12 rat Pheochromocytoma Cell Growth by mTOR Inhibitors alone and in Combination with the Dual IGFI-R/INS-R Antagonist OSI-906
Introduction: Dysregulation of the mTOR and IGF pathways have been suggested to be involved in the pathogenesis of pheochromocytomas (PCC). mTOR inhibitors, such as sirolimus (S) and everolimus (E), as well as IGFI-R antagonists such as OSI-906, could be new a treatment for malignant PPC.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: MD Maria Cristina De Martino
#1795 Results from a Phase 2, Open-Label, Multicenter, Randomized Study of the Novel, Octreotide (Oct) Subcutaneous (SC) Depot Formulation in Patients with Functioning Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) and Acromegaly Previously Treated with Long-Acting Octreotide
Introduction: Oct sc depot is a novel, ready to use formulation administered via a thin needle.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Marianne Pavel
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