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#2775 Glucagonoma: Still a Misleading Disease and the Importance of Multidisciplinary Neuroendocrine Tumor Board
Introduction: Glucagonoma is a rare neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of the pancreatic alpha cells that results in the overproduction of the hormone glucagon. This entity is typically associated with a rash called necrolytic migratory erythema, weight loss and diabetes.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Anna La Salvia
#3040 Palliative CT Brachytherapy in Hepatic Metastatic NET
Introduction: Hepatic metastases of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) may induce prognosis relevant complications in an otherwise stable systemic disease after resection of the primary.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Imaging and Interventions (radiology, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Henning Jann
#2789 The Patient Journey – Experience from Symptoms to Diagnosis among Patients with Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours (SINET)
Introduction: Patients with SINET often have diffuse symptoms delaying diagnosis. In a patient survey it was observed that 1/3 of NET patients had a time span to diagnosis of > 5 years, with a median of 52 months. Here we assess the patients’ experience during that time period.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Study Coordinato Kajsa Oberg Holgersson
#2729 Survival of Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs) in a Single Institute in North Africa over the Last 16 Years
Introduction: Because of the low incidence, nonspecific symptoms at presentation, lack of awareness, and non-uniform classifications, gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) remains a poorly understood disease, and delayed diagnosis is common among patients with GEP-NETs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Imen Harhira
#2765 Role of Biomarkers in Disease Progression of NET
Introduction: Due to the non specific features of neuroendocrine tumors and lack of diagnostic biomarkers, the diagnosis is usually delayed and almost half of patients presenting with distant metastases
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Arooj Fatima
Authors: Fatima A, Zaidi S S A, ...
Keywords: biomarker, CgB, CART, CgA
#2884 An Infectious Diseases Specialist NET Patient Looks at Management of NETs
Introduction: Medical specialties may develop practices minimally influenced by other specialties.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Doctor George Schmid
Authors: Schmid G, ...
#2885 Ectopic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: An Occult Source of ACTH
Introduction: About 250 cases of ectopic ACTH-producing neuroendocrine carcinoma (ACTH-NEC) have been reported; however metastatic ACTH-NEC of unknown primary is very rare. Usually are characterized by having a large cell, small cell, poorly differentiated or anaplastic cell, and Ki-67 index between 40-90%.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Deyanira González Devia
#2928 Survey of Challenges in Access to Diagnostics and Treatment for Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Patients (SCAN) – Assessment of Early Diagnosis
Introduction: SCAN measured global readiness to provide diagnostics and treatments for NET patients in terms of awareness, availability, quality and affordability.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Teodora Kolarova
#2997 Benefits of 177Lu-DOTATATE in Patients with Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumours: Case Reports from Two Patients with High Disease Burden
Introduction: In the NETTER-1 study, peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with 177Lu-DOTATATE increased progression-free survival (PFS) and time to deterioration in quality of life (QoL) in patients with advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), compared with octreotide.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Jonathan Wadsley
Authors: Wadsley J, Shah T, ...
#3048 Somatostatin Analogs or Active Surveillance in Sporadic Non-Functioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Non-functioning (NF), sporadic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) have usually an indolent behavior, but sometimes show an unpredictable aggressiveness. Surgery is the first-choice for localized tumors >2 cm. Unresectable or metastatic lesions expressing somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) are treated with Somatostatin analogs (SSAs). No evidence of SSAs efficacy exists in tumors ≤2 cm, for which active surveillance has been proposed.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: PhD Giovanni Schinzari