Abstract library

904 results for "clinical improvement".
#1387 FOLFOX in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Favorable toxicity profile and significant antitumor activity of FU-oxaliplatin in several malignancies led us to evaluate FOLFOX in advanced neuroendocrine carcinomas (NETs).
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Marjorie Faure
Authors: Faure M, Raoul J L, Autret A, Mineur L, ...
#992 Phase 1 and Phase 2 Clinical Trials Investigating Targets Against the Molecular Hallmarks of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recently there have been many advances in the diagnosis and treatment of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP NETs), accompanied by significant improvements in our understanding of GEP NET biology. A number of well-established or novel molecular hallmarks are involved in GEP NET tumorigenesis and may help in identifying potential diagnostic or therapeutic targets.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr Gianluca Tamagno
#121 Serotonin synthesis inhibitors: a novel approach for managing gastrointestinal symptoms in carcinoid syndrome
Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome (CS) occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors secrete large amounts of serotonin (5-HT) and other bioactive substances into systemic circulation, causing a variety of symptoms, including GI symptoms such as profound diarrhea. Reduction in 5-HT production by the tumor would be expected to improve symptoms in patients with CS.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Jay L Mitchell
#1213 Everolimus (EVE)-Induced Hyperglycemia (HG) in Patients (pts) with Advanced G1-G2 Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs): Clinical Relevance and Predictive Value
Introduction: EVE-induced HG can be explained by a decrease in insulin release or increase in peripheral insulin resistance. It has been documented in 12-13% of NET pts included in phase III clinical trials based on investigators reports.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD Ana Custodio
#50 Clinical-morphology correlation in diagnostics and evaluating surgery results of pancreatic insulinoma and nesidiobastosis
Introduction: Organic hyperinsulinism syndrome (OHS) is revealed in 85% cases of pancreas insulinoma. Nesidioblastosis (NB) induces OHS in 15% of the cases. Surgical cure provides all symptoms of insulinoma disappearing, while cytoreductive operation results in considerable improvement of life quality. There is no intraoperative opportunity to reveal insulinoma grade, even if an urgent biopsy is performed. Thus, it is essential to determine the cause of OHS and to apply the surgical cure method during the preoperational period, thereby improving the long-term prognosis.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Evelina Askenderova
#1449 Promoting High Quality Care in Clinical Trials for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: The European Institute of Oncology is an ENETS Center of Excellence. Many patients (pts) are treated in clinical trials. The clinical research nurse (CRN) is a key figure in care delivery. Optimising staff resources means some trial activities are delivered by nursing staff with limited research experience. To provide high quality care & accurate trial results, all nursing staff caring for NET pts should have appropriate trial related support and training.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Sara Gazzabin
#1856 Relationship Between Symptoms and HRQoL Benefits in Patients (pts) with Carcinoid Syndrome (CS): A Post-Hoc Analysis of Telotristat Ethyl (TE) TELESTAR Trial
Introduction: TELESTAR previously demonstrated the efficacy and safety of TE in pts with CS experiencing >4 Bowel Movements (BM) per day despite stable-dose somatostatin analog therapy. Significantly higher rates of Durable Response (DR, predefined as Bowel Movement (BM) frequency reduction ≥30% from baseline for ≥50% of the 12 week double blind period) were observed with TE (TE 250mg: 44%, TE 500mg: 42%) vs placebo (20%).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Florence Marteau
#1942 Telotristat Ethyl in Carcinoid Syndrome: Safety and Efficacy Results of an Open-Label Extension of the TELECAST Phase 3 Clinical Trial
Introduction: TELECAST assessed telotristat ethyl (TE), a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor, in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) with ≥1 CS symptom/sign and a mean 2.5 bowel movements (BMs) per day. Pts were somatostatin analog treated (89%), with gastrointestinal (90%; [diarrhea, 70%]) and cardiac disorders (42%), including carcinoid heart disease. At Week (W) 12, TE (250 and 500 mg 3×/day; tid) significantly reduced urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (u5-HIAA) and BMs/day vs placebo (pbo) (p≤0.008). After W12, pts crossed over to an open-label extension (OLE) with TE 500 mg tid (W13–48).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Marianne Pavel
Keywords: serotonin, safety
#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
#732 Impact of Prior Chemotherapy (CT) and Somatostatin Analogues (SSAs) on Clinical Outcome in Well-Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (pWDNETs) before Treatment of Everolimus (EV)
Introduction: In the phase III RADIANT-3 trial, EV demonstrated a significant improvement in PFS with a median of 11.0 v. 4.6 months (mo) for placebo in pWDNETs pts.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: dr Sara Pusceddu
Keywords: everolimus