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#1099 Niacin (vitamin B3) Suppletion in Patients with Serotonin Producing Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Tryptophan is the precursor of serotonin and niacin (vitamin B3), critical for normal cellular metabolism. Tryptophan and niacin can be deficient in patients with serotonin producing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Niacin deficiency can lead to symptoms including pellagra.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MD Grietje Bouma
#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
#1884 Towards Optimal Personalized Diet and Vitamin Supplementation in NET Patients; A Feasibility Study
Introduction: Patients with a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) often have gastro-intestinal complaints due to somatostatin analogue (SSA), tumor mass, secretion of neuroendocrine amines or treatment. This can lead to impaired absorption of critical food components such as vitamins. Serotonin producing NET patients may also have low plasma tryptophan.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: drs Ld de Hosson
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