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#1440 Expression and Clinical Significance of Alpha-internexin in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasm
Introduction: Alpha-internexin is a 66-kDa neuronal intermediate filament protein, data on its role in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasm (GEP-NEN) are limited.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Chen Jie
#1798 Safety and Efficacy of 14-Day Dosing Interval of Lanreotide Autogel/Depot (LAN) for Patients wth Pancreatic or Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) Progressing on LAN Every 28 Days: The Prospective, Open-label, International, Phase 2 CLARINET FORTE Study
Introduction: CLARINET demonstrated the antitumour effect of LAN 120mg/28 days (standard interval) in metastatic gastroenteropancreatic NETs. If disease progresses (PD) on this dose, aggressive treatments (eg targeted therapies) are usually offered.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Marianne Pavel
#2232 Role of Interval Reduction of Somatostatin Analogs in Patients with Progressive Neuroendocrine Tumors: Our Experience
Introduction: Interval reduction of somatostatin analogs (SSAs) is a possibly strategy for elderly patients with progressive metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Patients with diagnosis of NET are >75 years old in the 25% of cases. No randomized studies are available to evaluate efficacy of this treatment schedule.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito
#491 International Survey for the Use of Biomarkers and Molecular Imaging in Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET): What we are Using in Daily Practice
Introduction: Several guidelines have given recommendations for optimal use of biomarkers and molecular imaging. However, those guidelines’ implementation may not be always possible due to local policies or lack of access to several diagnostic studies.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR CHRISTOS Toumpanakis
#309 The Utility of Alpha Internexin as a Predictive Tissue Biomarker for Proliferation in Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: GEP-NETs are increasing but Ki-67 and CgA provide limited information regarding malignancy. A key unmet need is alternative biomarkers to assess the likelihood of local invasion or metastasis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
#653 Interobserver Variability of Pulmonary Carcinoids
Introduction: Lung carcinoids are neuroendocrine tumors histopathologically classified into typical (TC; no necrosis, <2 mitoses/2 mm2) and atypical (AC; necrosis or 2-10 mitoses/2 mm2). Identification of mitoses may be hampered by the presence of apoptotic cells, and reported prediction of prognosis based on histopathology varies, especially for ACs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian Swarts
#738 Interferon Alpha in the Management of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Retrospective Study in 37 Patients
Introduction: Interferon alpha (IFNα) has not been popular due to perceived lack of efficacy and toxicity profile. Current molecular targeted therapies demonstrate only modest anti-tumor effect with not insignificant toxicity.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: PROF Martyn Caplin
Keywords: Interferon
#728 NETworking-The First Three Years of the World NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors have an incidence of 3-5/100,000 per year, however, many patients are diagonosed late in their clinical course resulting in poor outcomes and early death. Raising awareness of the myriad presenting symptoms with resultant early diagnosis is a priority health care initiative for this disease. In 2010, the World NET Cancer Day Awareness (WNCAD) Alliance was formed with the primary mission to raise awareness of neuroendocrine tumors and promote November 10 as World NET Cancer Awareness Day
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr John C Leyden
Authors: Leyden J, Sissons M, Goldstein G, ...
#849 Patient-Reported Symptom Experiences Following Participation in a Study of Telotristat Etiprate for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors and Diarrhea Not Adequately Controlled on Octreotide
Introduction: Telotristat etiprate (LX1606), an oral tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) inhibitor, was recently evaluated in a dose-escalation (DE) study in patients (pts) with carcinoid tumors and diarrhea not adequately controlled on octreotide.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr. Matthew H Kulke
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
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