2 results for "Van Asselt".
#912 Serial 89Zr-bevacizumab PET in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors before and on Everolimus Treatment
Introduction: Everolimus increases PFS in patients with advanced NETs. Currently, no biomarkers are available for early selection of patients who will benefit from everolimus. Everolimus can reduce VEGF-A production by tumor cells.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Adrienne H Brouwers
#1150 Platelet Serotonin But Not Dopamine Concentrations Are Lower in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor and Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients Compared to Healthy Individuals.
Introduction: Platelets carry VEGF-A, serotonin and dopamine. Serotonin stimulates and dopamine inhibits tumor angiogenesis. We hypothesized that platelets are activated in tumor vasculature and release angiogenic factors, resulting in lower platelet serotonin and dopamine.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Marloes Peters