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#20 Paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2) auto-antibodies as biomarkers for early small intestine neuroendocrine tumors detection
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) comprise well-differentiated NET (benign carcinoid), well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (malignant carcinoid) and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC). The majority of NET patients have developed liver metastases at the time of diagnosis and surgery is then seldom curative. Novel predictive, diagnostic and prognostic markers are thus needed to improve our capabilities to diagnose and cure these tumors. We have previously identified six novel marker genes for neuroendocrine tumor cells by using Affymetrix microarrays and advanced bioinformatics. One of this markers, the paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2), which is normally expressed only in nervous tissue, can in the process of carcinogenesis be detected in tumors located outside the nervous system. The finding that Ma2 is expressed in small intestine neuroendocrine primary tumors and their metastases made it interesting to screen whether antibodies against Ma2 are present in the serum of NET patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: PhD Valeria Giandomenico
Authors: Cui T, Elgue G, Li S C, Hurtig M, ...
#118 Gastrointestinal motility in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Diarrhea is the most common symptom in patients with intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NET). Somatostatin analogues reduce stool frequency and may increase gastrointestinal transit time (GITT). Motility tracking system® MTS-1 (MTS) (Motilis, Switzerland) is a novel, safe, almost non-invasive and easy-to-perform method for description of gastrointestinal motility.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Tine Gregersen
#174 Loss of Expression of the DNA Mismatch Repair Proteins MLH1 and MSH2 is Rare in Pancreatic and Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Loss of expression of the DNA mismatch repair (MMR) proteins MLH1 and MSH2, which is known to correlate strongly with MSI, has not been well studied in pancreatic or small intestinal NETs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel Rayson
Authors: Rayson D, Arnason T, Sapp H, Barnes P, ...
#2733 Pancreatic Metastases Originating from Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Pancreatic metastases are rare, accounting for 1 to 2% of pancreatic tumours. Data on pancreatic metastases of intestinal NETs are lacking.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Anja Rinke
#3047 Functional Consequence of β-Arrestin 1 Gene Knock-Out in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cell Line BON-1
Introduction: An important limiting factor influencing treatment efficacy of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with somatostatin analogs (SSA) is the availability of somatostatin receptors (SSTR) on NETs. While downregulation or altered pattern of SSTR expression are important considerations, receptor internalization/desensitization by β-arrestins may be a crucial contributing factor. Interestingly, our previous study showed a preferential higher expression of β-arrestin 1 (ARRB1), in gastroenteropancreatic NETS (GEP-NETs) compared to pituitary adenomas.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Anand Iyer
#493 Pasireotide and Octreotide LAR Was an Effective Combination in a Patient with Small Intestinal NET with Hypokalemia and a High Level of VIP
Introduction: Small Intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are argentaffin-positive tumors that progress slowly.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Gordana Kozlovacki
#1746 Clinical Outcomes in Small Neuroendocrine Tumours Treated with Intestinal Surgery in Tertiary Centre
Introduction: Patients with Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumours (SBNET) may require small bowel surgery either as an emergency or electively.Robust data from Tertiary Referral Centres (TRC) are lacking.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Georgios Demetriou
#2708 Patient Reported Symptoms, Coping and Quality of Life during Somatostatin Analogue Treatment for Metastatic Small-Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Patients with metastatic small-intestinal neuroendocrine tumours (NET) have been shown to have a reduced quality of life compared to the general population and many have disabling symptoms during somatostatin analogue (SSA) treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Prof Halfdan Sorbye
#349 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Of The Esophagus In A Patient With MEN-1 And-Related Pancreatic Gastrinoma
Introduction: Both Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1; OMIM #613733)-related-gastrinomas and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs; OMIM #606764) are rare neoplasms and their association has been rarely reported so far.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi
#426 An Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) in a Patient with MEN-1 Related Pancreatic Gastrinoma
Introduction: Both multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1)-related-gastrinomas and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) are rare neoplasms, and their association has been rarely reported.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi