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155 results for "Spain".
#1409 A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study of Pain in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pain is a feared symptom in cancer patients and is reported in 30% of patients during treatment and in 70-90% with advanced disease.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: PhD Gitte Dam
#1532 Epidemiology, Pathological Features and Clinical Outcome of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (GEP-NENs): Results from the National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry of Spain (R-GETNE)
Introduction: The Spanish National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry is a hospital-based registry of GEP-NENs coordinated by the scientific multidisciplinary Spanish society GETNE, that covers 57 academic and community sites representing all regions of Spain.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: PhD Paula Jimenez-Fonseca
#1851 Ecological Study to Assess the Management of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Spain
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) have widely varying characteristics, localizations, and treatments. Consequently, a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment is necessary. Given the heterogeneous management of this disease, we conducted an ecological survey to assess usual clinical practice in Spain.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Raquel Guardeño
#232 Prognostic Factors and Survival in 481 Patients with Pancreatic and Peripancreatic Endocrine Tumors: Results from the National Cancer Registry of Spain (RGETNE)
Introduction: Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are uncommon neoplasms with a wide spectrum of clinical presentation. The infrequent occurrence of these tumors makes large experiences very scarce.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Elena Martin-Perez
#1389 Capecitabine and Temozolomide in NETs G1-2: The Experience of Various Hospitals in Spain
Introduction: Treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with capecitabine-temozolomide (CAPTEM) is an option yet to be confirmed in phase III trials.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Guillermo Crespo Herrero
#1526 Therapeutic Strategies in Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (GEP-NEN): Results from the National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry of Spain (R-GETNE)
Introduction: The Spanish National Neuroendocrine Cancer Registry is a hospital-based registry of GEP-NENs launched by GETNE in 2001.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: PhD Paula Jimenez-Fonseca
#1925 SSA-, H1, H2- and Leukotriene Receptor Blockade Eliminates Handicapping Symptoms from Atypical Carcinoid Syndrome
Introduction: The patient is a female, 59 yrs , previously healthy except from mild allergic rinitis since 12 years of age and at 49 a suspected anaphylaxis after hazelnut intake.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD PhD Kristina Linder Ekberg
Keywords: PGD2
#64 Sustained response to anti IGFR-1R monoclonal antibody combined with docetaxel in a patient with metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma
Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare neoplasm with poor prognosis. Treatment results in advanced disease are disappointing and median survival is less than 12 months. There is no standard chemotherapy, even though mitotane and cisplatin-based regimens are frequently used with limited efficacy. In vitro data suggest that overexpressed insulin growth factor-2 (IGF-2) acting via the IGF-1 receptor (IGF-1R) is relevant for ACC and that the IGF-1R and 2R pathway is a promising target.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Sara De Dosso
#106 Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: single institution clinicopathological study
Introduction: Neuroendocrine cells are widely distributed throughout the body, and neoplasms from these dispersed cells can arise at many sites. They are distinguished into two broad categories: 1) Tumors identified as small cell lung carcinomas with biology and natural history of a high-grade malignancy and characteristics of small cell undifferentiated or anaplastic appearance by light microscopy. The WHO categorizes these tumors as poorly-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas; 2) Well-defined neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with variable, but most lyindolent biologic behavior and characteristic well-differentiated histologic features. The majority arise in the gastrointestinal tract and collectively they are referred as gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP/NETs). They include carcinoid tumors, pancreatic islet cell tumors (gastrinoma, insulinoma, glucagonoma, VIPoma, somatostatinoma), paragangliomas, pheochromocytomas, and medullary thyroid carcinomas. The WHO classifies the GEP/NETs as well-differentiated NETs (carcinoid tumors) if they are noninvasive and have benign behavior or uncertain malignant potential. In contrast, GEP/NETs with characteristics of low-grade malignancy with invasion of the muscularis propria or beyond, or metastases, are characterized as well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas (malignant carcinoids). Pancreatic islet cell tumors, whether functioning or not, are classified as well-differentiated NETs or well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas, due to the (depending on) histologic characteristics. The WHO classification for gastroenteropancreatic NETs based on stage (ie size and presence of metastases) and grade (mitotic rate, perineural and lymphovascular invasion, Ki-67 proliferative index) categorizes them as well-differentiated NETs, e.g., carcinoid tumors, or as well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Michael M. Vaslamatzis
#369 Carcinoid Tumor of Common Bile Duct (CBD) Misdiagnosed as Cholangiocarcinoma
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors of the bile duct are extremely rare. Unlike cholangiocarcinoma, they grow more slowly and generally occur in younger patients and in females. They have better prognosis and greater disease free survival.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Nasim Valizadeh
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