5 results for "Soares".
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)
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)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Taymeyah Al-Toubah