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34 results for "Roche".
#2774 Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma Associated Paraneoplastic Hyponatraemia: Response to Avelumab
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is rare, encompassing primary cutaneous neuroendocrine carcinoma.It has an aggressive natural history, and exhibits high response rates to radiotherapy & chemotherapy but often of short duration.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Elspeth Saunders
Authors: Saunders E, Demirel S, Kim S, Skelly R, ...
#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
#3075 Telotristat Makes Significant Difference on Symptoms and Serotonin Levels in a Population with Widespread GI-NET and Severe Carcinoid Syndrome
Introduction: In spite of new treatments like PRRT or everolimus there is a clinical need for systemic therapies that complement SSAs (somatostatin analogs) and antidiarrheal agents in the treatment of carcinoid syndrome, a late stage problem in s-i-NET. Telotristat is a promising addition to our therapeutic arsenal.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD PhD Kristina Linder Ekberg
Authors: Linder Ekberg K, ...
#40 Clinical and prognostic implications of the genetic diagnosis of hereditary NET syndromes in asymptomatic patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare neoplasms, heterogeneous, and with variable biological behavior. NETs can be sporadic or they can arise in complex endocrine hereditary syndromes such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MEN), Familial Paragangliomatosis (FPGL), Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), von Hippel-Lindau Disease (VHL), Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC) and Carney Complex (CC). By performing genetic screening, patients with hereditary NETs can be identified before the development of tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Antongiulio Faggiano
#84 Rare association between pancreatic insulinoma and Graves's disease: fortune or misfortune?
Introduction: In spite of low frequency ( 4 cases in 1 million population), insulimoma is a significant pathology because hypoglycemia causes severe neurologic lesions and death.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Carmen Barbu
Authors: Barbu C, Stefan C, Miron A, Giulea C, ...
#105 A pilot study using biochemical markers to predict acrcinoid heart disease in patients with carcinoid disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) affects up to 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease. Recent ENETS guidelines recommend regular echocardiographic assessment to screen for CHD. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a peptide widely used to monitor carcinoid disease progression. Neurokinin A is a tachykinin which may be a more sensitive measure of carcinoid disease progression and prognosis. N-terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide is used as a screening tool for heart failure and recent results suggest utility in the diagnosis of CHD.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christopher Wong
#113 Prolonged cell survival in xenografts from human digestive endocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic endocrine tumors have the capacity to achieve very large tumor masses despite usually very low proliferative rates. This suggests that neoplastic endocrine cells may have long life spans, implying the development of specific mechanisms able to promote cell survival.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Colette Roche
#133 Effectiveness of transarterial embolization of liver neuroendocrine metastases
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with diffuse liver metastases have a poor prognosis and prove difficult to palliate. Somatostatin analogues and chemotherapy have been used but often are poorly tolerated and may not provide symptom relief. Transarterial Embolization (TAE) is being increasingly used to improve symptom control and reduce tumor size. We looked at the last 5-year experience of TAE in patients with hepatic metastases from neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Dalvinder S Mandair
#142 The role of 18F DOPA-PET in a case of malignant pheochromcytoma
Introduction: Pheocromocytoma is a rare tumor arising from chromaffin cells of adrenal medullary or extra adrenal paraganglionic tissue. Histological criteria cannot differentiate benign from malignant pheocromocytomas. The diagnosis of a malignant pheocromocytoma requires local invasion, recurrence and documented metastatic disease. The radionuclide scanning (123I - 131I-MIBG) is a fundamental diagnostic tool used to confirm the biochemical and radiological diagnosis of pheochromocytoma. In fact, MIBG scanning may confirm that the visualised lesion in an adrenal gland is indeed a pheochromocytoma and detect extra-adrenal paraganglionic tissue. However, MIBG scans are negative in around 15% of benign pheochromocytomas and in up to 50% of malignant ones. Other radionuclide techniques (18FDG-PET, 18F-DOPA-PET, 18F-FDA-PET) have been successfully used in investigation of pheochromocytomas. 18F-DOPA-PET and 18F-FDA-PET have been reported to be highly sensitive and specific for benign pheochromocytomas, while 18FDG-PET can be useful for malignant lesions with higher metabolic activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Laura De Marinis
#204 A Proteomic Approach Identifies Novel Proteins Involved in Invasion Mechanisms in Enteroendocrine Carcinomas
Introduction: Enteroendocrine tumors dramatically lack reliable biomarkers to accurately select therapeutic strategy, due to a poor knowledge of molecular mechanisms leading to local invasion and dissemination.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Colette Roche
Authors: Couderc C, Poncet G, Pourpe S, Couté Y, ...