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30 results for "Spada".
#2944 Soluble ST2 (sST2) Levels in the Management of Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients with Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: The identification of a sensitive biomarker to detect the presence and severity of carcinoid heart disease could allow more selective use of clinical and echocardiographic screening. ST2 is a protein belonging to the family of interleukin 1 receptors, present both in the isoform of transmembrane (ST2L) and in the soluble one (sST2). sST2 blocks the anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertrophic, and anti-fibrotic effects of cytokine IL-33 on the myocardium and recent studies have shown that sST2 levels increase in the blood of patients diagnosed with heart failure.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Daniela Maria Cardinale
#2971 A Retrospective Multicentre Evaluation of the Outcomes and Management of Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients with Advanced Midgut NETs: A NET-CONNECT Descriptive Study
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a poor prognostic factor in neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). However, the extreme variability of diagnostic and treatment approaches reported in literature account for uncertainties on the best management in this selected population.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD, Ph.D. Francesca Spada
#3016 DLL3 Is Expressed in GEP-Neuroendocrine Neoplasms with Loss of RB1 and Has Prognostic Significance
Introduction: The negative notch regulator DLL3 has gained increasing attention in tumors with neuroendocrine features, in particular SCLC, LCNEC and neuroendocrine prostate cancer, both as prognostic marker and candidate therapeutic target. No data are available on the expression of DLL3 in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: PhD Chiara Liverani
#3025 Phase-II Trials of Pazopanib in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasia (NEN): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Introduction: Several Phase-II trials have been designed to evaluate Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (TKI) and in particular Pazopanib in Neuroendocrine Neoplasia (NEN) but it’s efficacy is not yet demonstrated in a randomized Phase III trial.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr. Alberto Bongiovanni
#144 Oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy in patients with advanced neuroendocrine carcinoma: an Italian retrospective multicenter analysis
Introduction: Conventional chemotherapy does not have a well-defined role in well/moderately differentiated (WD) neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs). Various regimens were evaluated. Cisplatin or carboplatin combined with etoposide are usually indicated in poorly differentiated (PD) NECs. Some evidence exists for oxaliplatin activity in WD and PD NECs, combined with capecitabine or gemcitabine.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Francesca Spada
#146 Recurrence characteristics in resected pulmonary typical and atypical carcinoids
Introduction: Pulmonary typical and atypical carcinoids are widely considered indolent, although they can metastasize even with a very long relapse free interval. No standard follow-up strategy exists after a radical resection.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Michela Squadroni
#364 Platinum-based chemotherapy in patients with advanced neuroendocrine carcinomas: an Italian retrospective multicenter analysis
Introduction: Conventional chemotherapy has not yet a well defined role in well/moderately differentiated (WD) neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs).
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD FRANCESCA SPADA
#513 Correlation Between mTOR Pathway and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors Treated with Everolimus
Introduction: Everolimus has been studied in preclinical and clinical settings, showing it to be active and effective. Tumors exhibiting the constitutively activated phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase-AKT-mTOR (PI3K/AKT/mTOR) pathway, are potentially susceptible to mTOR inhibitors. Even though Everolimus is both an antiproliferative and anti-angiogenic drug, we do not know the possible prognostic or predictive role of p-mTOR pathway.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Francesca Spada
Authors: Spada F, Pisa E, Lorizzo K, Barberis M, ...
Keywords: mTOR
#651 Additional Value of New Molecular Imaging Tracers in the Detection of Recurrent/Residual Disease in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recent studies have proposed new molecular imaging tracers, such as 18F-DOPA and 68Ga-DOTANOC, for the detection of recurrent/residual neuroendocrine tumors (NET) in case of negative conventional imaging modalities.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Andrea Lania
#745 Surgery after Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) with Metastatic Abdominal Localizations.
Introduction: There are only few case reports about surgery in patients affected by gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET) patients previously underwent peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: MD Emilio Bertani