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463 results for "adrenocortical cancer".
#66 Adrenocortical cancer: a therapeutic approach with everolimus (RAD001)
Introduction: Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) is a rare disease with very poor outcome. ACC responds poorly to standard chemotherapy. Mitotane, used as adjuvant therapy to surgery, prolongs recurrence-free survival, but the response is limited to 23% of patients and resistance occurs in the majority of patients (1). There is no curative therapy for ACC. Pre-clinical studies have shown involvement of both IGF-2/IGF-1R and Akt/mTOR pathways in ACC, and IGF-1R and mTOR inhibitors inhibited cell proliferation of human adrenocortical carcinoma cell lines in vitro (2,3,4).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maria Gueorguiev
#1163 Mitotane, Adrenolitic Drug, Inhibits Cell Survival and Function of Several Pituitary Cytotypes
Introduction: Mitotane (DDD) is an adrenolytic agent that is used for the treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma. We previously demonstrated that DDD affects thyrotrope cell viability and function. These data represent a possible explanation of the biochemical picture consistent with central hypothyroidism in patients undergoing DDD therapy. DDD also inhibits corticotrope cell viability by inducing caspase-mediated apoptosis and reduces POMC expression as well as basal and CRH-induced ACTH secretion. Cells originating from tissues different from pituitary are not sensitive to the inhibitory effects of DDD. Our data suggest that DDD inhibits cell survival and function of many pituitary cytotypes, acting with a generalized, but specific, toxic effect.
The majority of male patients undergoing adjuvant DDD therapy show a clinical picture of hypogonadism, characterized by low free testosterone and unmodified LH concentration
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: PhD Erica Gentilin
#257 Doxorubicin, Etoposide and Cisplatin as first-line Treatment in Advanced Adrenocortical Carcinoma
Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare cancer with poor prognosis in advanced setting due to its low chemosensibility. Mitotane and cisplatin-based regimens are the most frequently used treatments.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Paula Jiménez Fonseca
#2978 Policy Barriers to Increasing Access to Radioligand Therapy for Neuroendocrine Cancers
Introduction: Radioligand therapy is a relatively new treatment approach used in a small number of neuroendocrine cancers and has been shown to improve overall survival and quality of life. Yet because it uses radioactivity, there are particular barriers to its greater integration into cancer care. As neuroendocrine cancers are rare, it is all the more urgent that these barriers be understood and overcome so that this treatment modality can become available to all patients who may benefit.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Christine Merkel
#156 Toxicity, response and survival analyses of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) in treatment refractory metastatic thyroid cancer using Yttrium-90 and Lutetium-177 Labeled somatostatin analogs
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) represents about 3-16% of thyroid cancer. After first line treatment, therapeutic options for locally recurrent or metastasizing tumors include repeated surgery, whenever possible. Doxorubicin containing chemotherapy regimens in iodine-nonavid differentiated thyroid cancer have poor efficacy.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Vikas Prasad
Authors: Prasad V, Budiawan H, Ali S, Hoersch D, ...
#2024 Metachronous Primary Cancers in Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients
Introduction: Historically there has been an association between neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and second primary cancers (Stronge et al 2014). However, this has not been well characterised.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tracey Genus
#1365 Exploring the Rising Incidence of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors According to the Data from Regional Cancer Registry: A Population-Based Analysis of Epidemiology
Introduction: The incidence of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) is reported to arise worldwide. Similar tendency is observed in Bulgaria during the recent 6 years.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Paulina Vladova
#2141 Potential Role of SST5TMD4-Derived Peptides in the Malignancy of Neuroendocrine Tumors and Other Endocrine-Related Cancer Cells
Introduction: Extracellular fragments derived from membrane receptors can play relevant functional roles in certain tumoral pathologies and could provide novel diagnostic or therapeutic tools. We have identified a novel truncated somatostatin receptor type 5 variant, sst5TMD4, which is overexpressed and functionally active in different endocrine-related cancers, including neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Interestingly, sst5TMD4 has 4 transmembrane domains and its C-terminal tail is consequently exposed towards the extracellular matrix, and could, therefore, be the substrate for proteolytic enzymes.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Sergio Pedraza-Arévalo
#2697 Telephonic Communication in Palliative Care for Better Management of Terminal Cancer Patients in Rural India - A NGO Based Approach
Introduction: Due to financial incapability and absence of manpower poor families often fail to carry their advanced cancer patients to the nodal centres.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
Keywords: cancer
#2958 The Blood-based Multigenomic NETest Accurately Identifies Neuroendocrine Transformed Prostate Cancer
Introduction: Neuroendocrine differentiation and an aggressive phenotype is an important feature of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Current biomarkers are unable to detect these advanced, treatment refractory variants.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
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