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11 results for "dopamine".
#1150 Platelet Serotonin But Not Dopamine Concentrations Are Lower in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor and Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients Compared to Healthy Individuals.
Introduction: Platelets carry VEGF-A, serotonin and dopamine. Serotonin stimulates and dopamine inhibits tumor angiogenesis. We hypothesized that platelets are activated in tumor vasculature and release angiogenic factors, resulting in lower platelet serotonin and dopamine.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Marloes Peters
#532 Effect of the Combined Administration of mTOR Inhibitor and Dopamine or Somatostatin Analogues in a Human Bronchial Neuroendocrine Cell Line
Introduction: The mTOR inhibitor rapamycin (RAP) has been considered an anticancer agent. The role of dopamine and somatostatin in controlling cell secretion and proliferation in neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is still unclear.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Rosario Pivonello
#919 Effect of Combined Treatment with mTOR Inhibitors (mTORi) and Dopamine Agonists on Cell Proliferation in a Human Typical Lung Carcinoid Cell Line
Introduction: The mTOR pathway and dopamine receptors are potential targets for treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr Maddalena Sarnataro
Keywords: mTOR, dopamine
#245 Expression of Somatostatin Receptors and Dopamine 2 Receptor in Lung Carcinoids as a Possible Biotherapy Target
Introduction: Expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) and dopamine 2 receptor (D2R) in neuroendocrine tumors is of clinical importance, as somatostatin analogues and dopamine agonists are used in biotherapy.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Apostolos V. Tsolakis
#1581 Evaluation of Somatostatin and Dopamine Receptor Subtype 2 Expression in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Although somatostatin receptor subtype 2 (SSTR2) and dopamine type 2 receptor (D2R) are reported to be expressed in neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN), there is a lack of data from studies on a large number of patients with pancreatic NEN.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Lingaku Lee
Authors: Lee L, Ito T, Kawabe K, Otsuka T, ...
#946 Immunohistochemical Staining of Catecholamine-Synthesizing Enzymes in Head and Neck Paraganglioma Tissue
Introduction: Head and neck paragangliomas (HNPGLs) are non-producing neuroendocrine tumors, alhough 19-28% of patients have an increased dopamine production. The high sensitivity of 18F-DOPA PET also shows that these tumors might be able to synthesize catecholamines.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Dr Anouk Van der Horst-Schrivers
#2155 Menstrual Dysfunction in Women with Prolactinomas
Introduction: Hyperprolactinemia syndrome (HPS) is a set of symptoms with typical increase in serum prolactin accompanied by galactorrhea, hypogonadism and potential infertility
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Student Mijgona Safarova
#2271 Effects of Multi-Receptor Targeting Drugs in Neuroendocrine Tumors Using 3D Cell Culture
Introduction: Symptom control in functioning neuroendocrine tumors(NETs) may be difficult in some cases, thus, new therapeutic options, including multi-receptor targeting drugs are required.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Aura Dulcinea Herrera-Martínez
#819 Immunohistochemical and Genomic Evidence for the Expression of Somatostatin Receptors 1-5 and Dopamine Receptor 2 in Lung Carcinoids
Introduction: Expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) and dopamine receptor 2 (DR2) in neuroendocrine tumors is of clinical importance, as they represent potential targets for diagnosis and treatment.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: George A Kanakis
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
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