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#2898 Novel Preclinical Models of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors for Drug Screening
Introduction: The incidence of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) from the small bowel (SBNETs) has increased markedly over the past several decades. Many patients with these tumors present with metastatic disease, and research into new treatment options for these tumors have been hindered by the limited number of patient-derived SBNET cell lines and in vivo models available for drug testing.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Assistant Profes Po Hien Ear
Authors: Ear P H, Tran C, Li G, Kaemmer C, ...
#2908 Re-Cellularised Human Pancreas 3D Scaffolds as a Novel Model for Biomarker Discovery in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (pNETs)
Introduction: The lack of preclinical models of pNETs has challenged identification of tissue specific biomarkers of disease. Culturing cancer cells in their native tissue enables the close study of cell-ECM interaction and tissue remodelling. The biological products of such interactions can form a basis for discovery of novel biomarkers of the disease, and were previously linked with a range of inflammatory and malignant conditions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: PhD student & CR Alexander Ney
#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, ...
#53 The rise and fall of chromogranin A as an indicator for NET
Introduction: There is now general awareness that treatment with proton pump inhibitors (ppi) may cause moderate rises in circulating concentrations of gastrin and/or chromogranin A (CgA), thus decreasing the specificity of these markers in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Due to their high efficacy, proton pump inhibitors (ppi) are one of the most frequently prescribed classes of drugs worldwide. Several studies in various countries report that 30% or more of in-patients have been prescribed ppi. Patients who are suspected of having a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) often have gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms for which ppi are prescribed and therefore they may be already taking ppi when their first blood sample is assayed for NET markers. We previously encountered a case of extreme rise in CgA which flagged the possibility of a NET, but was later shown to be due to ppi therapy alone. We present CgA and gastrin data in relation to ppi therapy and withdrawal for this patient. In order to see if this was an isolated incident, we audited all laboratory requests for CgA/gastrin in a two-year period and monitored those that provided details of ppi treatment/withdrawal.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Lee Armstrong
Authors: Armstrong L, Ryan K, Ardill J, ...
#624 Identification of New GPCR Targets in NET Cell Lines Using Ligand Screening
Introduction: Although somatostatin analogs constitute an important part of current therapeutic strategies, both hypersecretion and proliferation of NETs cannot be controlled efficiently in many patients. Identifying and dissecting new molecular targets and regulatory pathways may help to improve diagnostic and therapeutic options for NET patients.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr. Carsten Grötzinger
Authors: Körner J, Schuldt C, Giesecke Y, Du J, ...
#1107 The Chicken Chorioallantoic Membrane Assay as a Preclinical Model for the Research of Rare Gastrointenstinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Preclinical trials of cancer therapeutics require both in vitro and in vivo evaluations. For neuroendocrine tumours (NET) studies are limited to cell lines, thus xenograft models are needed for screening and evaluation of anti-cancer drugs. The chick chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay is a well-established model system to investigate tumour growth, angiogenesis and metastasis.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: PhD Nassim Ghaffari Tabrizi-Wizsy
Authors: Passegger C, Kump P, Haybäck J, Lipp R, ...
#1409 A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study of Pain in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pain is a feared symptom in cancer patients and is reported in 30% of patients during treatment and in 70-90% with advanced disease.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: PhD Gitte Dam
#2874 Role of FOXM1 in Aggressive Pancreatic / Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Carcinomas and Anti-Tumor Effect of the FOXM1 Inhibitor Thiostrepton
Introduction: DNA-targeting agents are the main treatment of aggressive pulmonary and pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC). FOXM1 is a transcription factor controlling cell proliferation and DNA repair pathways, playing therefore an important role in tumor progression and chemoresistance.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Jerome Cros
#2905 DNA Methyltransferase Inhibitor Hydralazine Induces Upregulation of Somatostatin Type 2 Receptors in Human Neuroendocrine Tumor Cells
Introduction: Epidrugs like DNA methyltransferase inhibitors (DNMTi) can increase somatostatin receptor type 2 (SST2) expression in neuroendocrine tumor (NET) cells in vitro and in vivo. This effect could be used for NET patients with low SST2 expression who are currently ineligible for somatostatin analogue (SSA) treatment. However, the DNMTi known to stimulate SST2 have either a high toxicity profile or are not yet approved.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Julie Refardt
#2881 Patient-Derived Tumor Xenograft Combined with Chemotherapy Drug Sensitivity Test in a Patient with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (p-NEC) with liver metastasis has a poor prognosis. The treatment is mainly chemotherapy which is now still a huge challenge on NEC with high ki-67 index.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Jian-An Bai
Authors: Bai J A, Tang Q, ...