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#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
#300 Association Between Time to Disease Progression Endpoints and Overall Survival in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: While the association between time to disease progression (TDP) and overall survival (OS) has been examined in a variety of cancers, it has not been assessed in trials of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Thomas E Delea
Authors: Delea T E, Rotter J, Wang X, ...
#151 Rationale for combining mTOR with other targeted agents in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are aggressive and incurable with standard treatment. Many cellular targets are being evaluated in this patient population, including mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a kinase that is the central regulator of several signaling pathways related to cell growth, angiogenesis, and bioenergetics. Because mTOR serves as a neoplastic switch activated by many cancer-related mutations, mTOR inhibition may have broad efficacy across tumor types, including NETs. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) have long been used to treat carcinoid symptoms in NET patients. The SSA octreotide long-acting release (LAR) demonstrated significant antitumor effects against advanced midgut NETs in the phase III PROMID study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Öberg
Authors: Öberg K, Yao J C, ...
#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
#1175 Population Pharmacokinetic (PK) Analysis of Lanreotide Autogel (LAN) in the Treatment of Patients (pts) with NETs: Pooled Analysis of Four Clinical Trials
Introduction: LAN provide antitumor effects and symptom control in NET pts.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Nuria Buil-Bruna
Keywords: PK, dosing
#158 Progression-free survival (PFS) as a primary endpoint for clinical studies in advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)
Introduction: Successfully testing new antitumor agents requires primary study endpoints that are clinically important, and also provide sufficient statistical power within a timeframe and population size that is feasible for the tumor type. Using overall survival (OS) as the primary endpoint in NET studies is challenging because of the low incidence (5.25/100,000 annually), disease heterogeneity, extended survival time (Yao 2008), and confounding effects of multiple therapies. These inherent aspects of NETs make OS an extremely difficult and challenging endpoint to evaluate clinical efficacy.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Simron Singh
Authors: Singh S, Law C, ...
#2215 Development of Multiplex Biomarker Assay to Subtype Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNETs) with Distinct Prognosis and Mutations
Introduction: Overall 5-year survival for PanNETs ranges from 25-100%. The treatment paradigm for PanNETs largely based upon grades, which is significantly heterogeneous. We previously defined three molecular subtypes (distributed grades) of PanNETs using PanNETassigner signature. There is an unmet clinical need for prognostic and predictive biomarkers and clinically-relevant assays to complement grade and improve patient stratification.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Anguraj Sadanandam
#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
#1166 mTOR Pathway Inhibition Sensitizes Insulinoma Cells to Streptozotocin Induced Apoptosis
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) are generally chemoresistants probably due to low proliferation rate and defects in apoptotic pathway. Targeted therapies are new encouraging options for pNETs however; clinical trials show limited objective response. Combination of chemotherapy and targeted therapy could be a new solution in therapeutic care. Streptozotocin (STZ) is the 1st line of therapy for unresectable pNETs.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Cécile Vercherat
#452 Clinical and Psychometric Validation of the Disease-Specific Questionnaire Module (EORTC QLQ-GINET21) in Assessing Quality of Life of Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Quality of life (QoL) is an important outcome measure in clinical trials and is increasingly being used as an endpoint. The QLQ-GINET21 is a questionnaire developed with the EORTC QoL Group but which had not previously been validated.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr John Ramage