Introduction: E-cadherin plays a crucial role in the adhesion between epithelial cells and thus epithelial integrity. Moreover, germ line mutations in the E-cadherin gene (CDH1) causing loss of E-cadherin function (adhesion) leads to hereditary gastric cancer of the diffuse type, according to Laurén. Even sporadic gastric carcinomas of the diffuse type often lose E-cadherin expression due to mutations. Lack of E-cadherin has been recorded at an early phase in such carcinomas.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Øyvind Hauso
Introduction: The long acting formulation of lanreotide autogel(LAN) can facilitate self-injection (SI) by patients or caregivers at home, avoiding visits to health centers. Training by nurses is required to ensure successful SI. Patient satisfaction(PS) is an important outcome of SI and home care programs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: MD PhD Jorge Hernando-Cubero