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#1317 Value of Octreoscan and 18FDG-PET for Clinical Prognosis of Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Despite the existence of biological markers of aggressiveness, the clinical course of gastro-entero-pancreatic (GEP) neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) remains difficult to predict. Discrepancies between imaging data generated with 111In-pentetreotide scintigraphy (SRS) and 18 F-FDG-PET could reflect the degree of cellular de-differentiation.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Professor Francois Pralong
Authors: Gouffon M, Prior J, Ratib O, Krause T, ...
#59 Incidence and clinical significance of adrenal masses in patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The widespread application of modern imaging modalities, mainly computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has revealed a 2-3% incidence of inadvertently discovered adrenal masses, the majority of which are non-functioning benign adrenal adenomas. In the presence of a known malignancy, such lesions have a more than 30% incidence of being metastases. As patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETS) have mainly well-differentiated and slow-growing tumors and are subject to routine abdominal imaging for disease staging or during follow-up, it is important to study the incidence and significance of such lesions based on the recently introduced TNM classification system.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Georgios Kanakis
#237 Clinical Case of ACTH-secreting Thymic Carcinoma with Multiple Metastases to the Brain, Ovary and Skin
Introduction: ACTH-secreting thymic carcinoma (TC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor which has a very aggressive course. We present a case of ACTH-producing TC in a 36-year-old woman.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mrs Irina Komerdus
#80 Metastatic growth hormone secreting pituitary carcinoma treated with peptide receptor radionuclide therapy
Introduction: Pituitary carcinoma (PC) is an extremely rare condition defined by the presence of adenohypophyseal neoplastic tissue outside the pituitary. Clinical experience regarding diagnosis, management and prognosis of PC is very limited. Growth hormone (GH) secreting PC is even rarer and represents a particular challenge to clinical practice. Therapeutic modalities utilized to treat PC include surgery, radiation, hormonal therapy, and cytotoxic drugs. Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is an emerging therapeutic modality that involves the targeted delivery of an ablative dose of radiolabelled somatostatin analog. PRRT has been applied to various neuroendocrine tumors and results in prolonged survival and enhanced quality of life. As yet, this therapy has not been applied to malignant pituitary tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sameer Kassem
#139 Association of carcinoid with noncarcinoid neoplasms
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors have a complex disease spectrum. Most have a benign clinical course, but some are aggressive, with invasive growth, metastasis and short survival. In carcinoid tumors, more than 20% are associated with noncarcinoid neoplasms. When the second tumor is a more malignant lesion, the prognosis usually is correlated more closely with the noncarcinoid malignant neoplasm.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Joao C Ribeiro
#661 Telotristat Etiprate Produces Clinical and Biochemical Responses in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome: Results of a Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-label, Serial-Ascending Study
Introduction: Excess serotonin (5-HT) in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) is associated with symptoms including increased bowel movement (BM) frequency.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Marianne Pavel
#29 Serum chromogranin A correlation with tumor burden in metastatic small bowel carcinoid patients
Introduction: Patients with neuroendocrine tumors may have clinical courses that range from fairly indolent to more aggressive. Cross–sectional studies, nuclear imaging and biochemical markers are often used to monitor disease progression. Optimal surveillance tests and intervals have not been firmly established. Studies suggest that chromogranin A (CgA) may be a surrogate marker for tumor burden.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr. Thomas Curran
#136 Prevalence, severity and clinical outcome of malnutrition in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Malnutrition is well-known to unfavorably influence clinical prognosis in patients (pts) with malignant diseases. However, in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) prevalence and outcome of malnutrition are unknown although the gastroenteropancreatic system is most frequently involved.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr Sebastian Maasberg
#268 Temozolomide as 2.-3. line Treatment of Patients with Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinomas
Introduction: Knowledge of the clinical efficacy of treatment beyond first line of poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas (PDEC) is sparse. Temozolomide (TMZ) has shown effect in well-differentiated NET.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: M.D. Ingrid Holst Olsen
#631 Genotype – Phenotype Correlations and Timing of Prophylactic Thyroidectomy in Patients with Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Introduction: Recommendations on the timing of prophylactic thyroidectomy (PTTE) in patients with familial medullary carcinoma (FMTC) are based on classification of RET mutations into four risk levels (ATA 2009).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: prof. MD, PhD Jan Podoba
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