2 results for "denosumab".
Introduction: Theraputic modalities in patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET), ineligible for radical surgery include somatostatin analogues, chemotherapy, biological therapy and local ablation or embolization of liver metastasis.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Prof. Borislav Vladimirov
Introduction: Antiresorptive therapy (ART) with bisphosphonates or denosumab is effective in preventing skeletal-related events (SREs) in patients with bone metastases (BM). In neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN), BM are a negative prognostic factor, however tend to be asymptomatic and SREs are considered rare. The role of ART in preventing SREs in NEN has not been investigated so far.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Leonidas Apostolidis