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282 results for "antitumor activity".
#3004 Development of Anti-SSTR CAR T Cells for Future Treatment of NETs
Introduction: NETs overexpress somatostatin receptors (SSTRs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Dr. Mauro Cives
#3070 Activity and Safety of Avelumab in Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Our Experience
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is an aggressive neuroendocrine carcinoma of the skin. The use of checkpoint inhibitors has shown good results in the treatment of advanced MCC. Avelumab is a PD-L1 inhibitor able to prevent the inactivation of the T lymphocytes. We report a serie of consecutive MCC cases treated with Avelumab in two centres
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito
Keywords: mcc, avelumab, activity, safety
#2817 METNET: A Phase II Trial of Metformin in Patients with Well Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Preclinical studies have suggested that metformin has antitumor effects, likely due to blockage of mTOR pathway through AMPK and decreased insulin levels. A retrospective study showed that metformin combined with everolimus to treat related hyperglycemia offered longer progression-free survival (PFS) in patients (pts) with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Prof Rachel Riechelmann
#2869 Sunitinib in Combination with Lanreotide for the Treatment of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: A 33-year-old patient with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (NET) G2 revealed progression of the disease in the form of multiple metastases to the liver, lymph nodes of the hepatoduodenal ligament and retroperitoneal space 1.5 months after surgical treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Anna Kuznetsova
#2876 Efficacy of Surufatinib in Western Patients (pts) with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNETs)
Introduction: Surufatinib is a targeted inhibitor of tyrosine kinases VEGFR1, 2, & 3, FGFR1, and CSF-1R. The safety profile was favorable in 2 completed studies (NCT02133157, NCT02267967) conducted in China. A recent phase 3 placebo controlled study (NCT02588170) confirmed safety, and demonstrated superior efficacy (PFS: 9.2 v 3.8 months) of Surufatinib in Chinese pts with advanced extra-pancreatic NETs (epNET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Medical Writer Kimberly Louis
Authors: Dasari A, Paulson S, Sung M, Tucci C, ...
#2682 PAK4-NAMPT Dual Inhibition as a Novel Strategy for Therapy Resistant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) remain an unmet clinical need. In this study, we show that targeting both nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) and p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) could become a synthetic lethal strategy for PNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ph.D. Candidate Gabriel Mpilla
Authors: Mpilla G, Aboukameel A, Muqbil I, Kim S, ...
#2690 Marked Response to Nab-Paclitaxel in Advanced Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of Nasal Sinuses: A Case Report
Introduction: Sinonasal neuroendocrine carcinomas (SNECs) are a very rare and high-grade malignant epithelial neoplasm that is usually associated with a poor prognosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Zhirong Qi
Authors: Qi Z, Zhang Y, Li Y, Wang C, ...
#2940 Avelumab in Unresectable/Metastatic, Progressive, Poorly Differentiated, Grade 3 Neuroendocrine Carcinomas (NECs)
Introduction: Poorly differentiated, G3 NECs are associated with poor outcomes and have no effective treatment options apart from cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Victor Rodriguez-Freixinos
#19 Antitumor activity of Pasireotide (SOM230) alone and in combination with Everolimus (RAD001) in DU-145 human prostate cancer model
Introduction: Pasireotide (SOM230) is a novel multi-receptor ligand somatostatin analogue with high affinity for somatostatin receptor subtypes sst1,2,3 and sst5. Like octreotide, which binds primarily to sst2, it inhibits hypersecretion of hormones from patients with functional pituitary tumors and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (GEP/NET) tumors. In addition, tumor shrinkage has been observed with both compounds in patients with acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and GEP/NETs, but its tumor-reducing mechanism of action has so far not been revealed. In patients with breast and liver cancer, octreotide had little or no antitumor activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Herbert A. Schmid
Authors: Schmid H A, Chiara L, Nuciforo P, ...
#64 Sustained response to anti IGFR-1R monoclonal antibody combined with docetaxel in a patient with metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma
Introduction: Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare neoplasm with poor prognosis. Treatment results in advanced disease are disappointing and median survival is less than 12 months. There is no standard chemotherapy, even though mitotane and cisplatin-based regimens are frequently used with limited efficacy. In vitro data suggest that overexpressed insulin growth factor-2 (IGF-2) acting via the IGF-1 receptor (IGF-1R) is relevant for ACC and that the IGF-1R and 2R pathway is a promising target.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Sara De Dosso