6 results for "Soares".
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are rare and heterogeneous neoplasms with a 10-year survival rate less than 30%. Up to 43% of them are driven by inactivating mutations in ATRX or DAXX. These are important players at chromatin remodeling, that when mutated prone cancer cells to initiate the alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT). ALT phenotype correlates with in situ loss of expression of the proteins ATRX or DAXX and can be corroborated by telomere-FISH.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: DVM Tiago B Gaspar
Introduction: The role of anti-angiogenic agents in GEP-NETS remains to be established. CD105 (Endoglin) identifies the TGF-ß1 receptor which is expressed on endothelial cells involved in tumor angiogenesis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Presenting Author: Dr. Carlos A. S. Soares
Introduction: Absence of SDH subunit D (SDHD) mutations were reported by Perren et al (Oncogene 2002) but loss of heterozigosity (LOH) was described in 29% of the PETs. Since SDHD gene may depict a form of genomic imprinting in neuroendocrine (NE) tissue, the reported LOH may drive activation of the hypoxia pathway. Taking advantage from the immunohistochemical (IHC) method for genetic triage we may deduce the mutational status of SDH subunits (A, B, C and D) based on IHC SDHB expression. These subunits are striking candidates as they are mutated in other NE neoplasias.
Presenting Author: Mr João Vinagre
Introduction: Sunitinib is an oral multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor approved in Europe in 2010 for use in well-differentiated pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) that have spread or cannot be removed by surgery.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: Mónica Inês
Introduction: A-WDNETs comprise 32-57% of appendix tumors, diagnosed incidentally in 0.3-0.9% appendectomies (AP). Overall survival is good, but malignant behavior remains controversial.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Dr. John Preto
Introduction: New systemic treatments have improved the therapeutic landscape for patients with progressive, metastatic GEP-NETs. While drugs such as everolimus are appropriate for patients with widespread disease progression, local treatment approaches may be more appropriate for patients with unifocal progression.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Taymeyah Al-Toubah