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#1459 Does Faecal Occult Blood Testing Help Identify Ileo-Colonic NETs in the UK Bowel Cancer Screening Programme (BCSP)?
Introduction: There has been an increase in the incidence of ileo-colonic NETs in recent years, partly from endoscopy. There is no published data on the incidence of NETs diagnosed in the UK ‘double’ screen BCSP of initial Faecal Occult Blood stool test (FOBt) and, if abnormal, colonoscopy. The incidence (per 100k) of colorectal cancer (CRC) in FOBt abnormal UK BCSP colonoscopy is 55 times that of the population incidence (10k vs 184).
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Ron Basuroy
#669 Incidence of Second Malignancy in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) of the Ileum and Colon (MGC)
Introduction: Increased incidence of second malignancy is observed in NETs (Kamp et al 2012).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Professor Joy Ardill
#2024 Metachronous Primary Cancers in Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients
Introduction: Historically there has been an association between neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and second primary cancers (Stronge et al 2014). However, this has not been well characterised.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tracey Genus
#2257 Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of the Colon: A Clinicopathological Study
Introduction: Neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC) of the colon and rectum are aggressive and rare tumours. The Digestive Tract WHO classification 2010 defines the entity of large cell NEC (LCNEC) in contrast to small cell NEC (SCNEC).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Inga Boeck
Authors: Boeck I, Weihe E, Krieg A, Gabbert H E, ...
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
#1585 Incidence and Characteristics of Ileo-colonic Neuroendocrine Tumours Identified in the UK Bowel Cancer Screening Programme
Introduction: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK this had led to development of the bowel cancer screening programmes (BCSPs).There are few epidemiological data on rectal or ileal NETs diagnosed in BCSPs.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan
Keywords: screening
#2180 BRAF-V600E Driven Mutations in Grade 3 Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of Colon Origin: Results from Genomic/Epigenomic Profilings and Patient-Derived Mouse Model
Introduction: NECs of colon origin are orphan and highly aggressive neoplasms with limited molecular knowledge.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Jaume Capdevila
#761 Use of Molecular Imaging to Differentiate Neuroendocrine Tumors from Other Synchronous Primary Cancers: A Case Series
Introduction: Approximately 22% of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) co-exist with other cancers.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: DR Vincent Cheung
Keywords: NET, synchronous, PET, Gallium, FDG
#2001 The Anticancer Mechanism of Metformin in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells
Introduction: Metformin, a widely used antidiabetic drug, has been reported to display potent anticancer properties in various types of cancers. In P-NETs, aryl hydrocarbon receptor-interacting protein (AIP) acts as a tumor suppressor and is up-regulated by the somatostatin analog octreotide.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD, PHD Andrea Lania
Keywords: GEP-NET, Metformin, AIP
#979 Characteristics and Treatments of Patients with G3 Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (G3-NET) and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (NEC): A European Multicenter Retrospective Study
Introduction: Data on G3-NET and NEC are limited. No standard therapy following platinum-etoposide failure is established and first-line therapy in G3-NET is not codified.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Maximilian Heetfeld
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