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282 results for "chromaffin-cell tumours".
#124 Management and outcomes of malignant paragangliomas and phaeochromocytomas
Introduction: Chromaffin-cell tumors include phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas, represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors and are located in adrenal medulla or extra-adrenal sites, respectively. Ten percent of phaeochromocytomas and 15-35% of paragangliomas are malignant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Christos Toumpanakis
#1103 Risk and Protective Factors for Midgut Carcinoid Tumours: A Case-Control Study of Prospectively Evaluated Patients
Introduction: The incidence of midgut carcinoid tumours is on the rise, but few studies have investigated risk factors for their occurrence.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Doctor Maria Rinzivillo
#2823 Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy in Rectal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) arising from the rectum are more common in the Asian population. Current treatment options include somatostatin analogues, chemotherapy, and more recently, peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT). Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been shown to be effective in the treatment of advanced gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) tumours with minimal adverse effects. Studies have also suggested that rectal NETs show good response to PRRT, better than GEP NETs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Wei Ying Tham
Authors: Tham W Y, Huang H L, Tai W M D, Yan X S, ...
#2963 Intrinsic Gene Programs in Metastasis-like Primary Subtype Is Associated with Early Metastatic Evolution in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Three molecular subtypes of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PanNETs) have been described: insulinoma-like, intermediate and metastasis-like primary (MLP). The Latter is a non-functional tumours with highly metastatic potential. A mouse model of PanNET showed that MLP subtype has two different pathways of progression including stem/progenitor and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. However, the evolution of metastasis in patients requires further studies.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Anguraj Sadanandam
#3002 Quality of Life, Tumour Heterogeneity and Biomarker Levels in Patients with Progressive Pancreatic or Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours: Baseline Data from CLARINET FORTE
Introduction: Lanreotide autogel (LAN) 120 mg every (q)28 days (standard regimen) improves progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with advanced, somatostatin receptor-positive (SSTR+) gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Prof. Philippe Ruszniewski
#2224 Neuroendocrine Tumours in Tailgut Cysts: A Report of 3 Cases and Review of Literature
Introduction: Retrorectal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare low grade tumors and their presence in tailgut cyst is rarer.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Prasad Pande
Authors: Pande P, D G, Shah R, Palepu J, ...
#2797 Assessment of Quality of Life in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours: Results of a Systematic Literature Review
Introduction: Health related quality of life (HRQoL) is increasingly important as a concept reflecting the patients’ perspective in conjunction with the disease presentation severity and treatment. Understanding the impact of treatment on neuroendocrine tumour (NET) patients’ HRQoL is paramount given the nature of the disease.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Dr Persefoni Ioannou
#2967 Longitudinal Changes in Plasma 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (5-HIAA) and Other Biomarkers during Treatment of Functional Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) with Lanreotide Autogel: CALM NET Study Results
Introduction: CALM-NET (EudraCT 2013-002194-22; NCT02075606) evaluated pre-treatment circulating tumour cell levels in patients with NETs as a predictor of response to lanreotide autogel (LAN).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Tahir Shah
Authors: Shah T, Caplin M, Khan M, Houchard A, ...
#1610 Clinical Significance of Incidental Detection of Appendicular Neuroendocrine Tumours in Sri Lanka
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours are known to occur in the appendix and mostly detected incidentally following appendicectomies for acute appendicitis. Most of them have a benign behavior and no clinically significant biological activity is found. However, the correct recognition of the pathology is of paramount importance as it may need a separate evaluation and management.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr Dewa Pakshage Chula Kanishka Ananda Lal
Authors: Lal D P C K A, ...
Keywords: Appendicular NET
#2840 A Real-World Study of Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome at King’s College Hospital on Long-Term Telotristat Therapy
Introduction: Telotristat ethyl is a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor that has been shown to be effective against symptoms of carcinoid syndrome refractory to standard somatostatin analogue therapy by directly inhibiting serotonin production. While clinical trials have established short-term efficacy of the drug, we report an exploratory real-world study of 15 patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumours on long-term Telotristat (median duration=8 months).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Doctor Shweta Hota
Authors: Hota S, Cananea E, Martin W, Clement D, ...