3 results for "endoglin".
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas are rare, highly vascularized tumors. Endoglin, a Transforming Growth Factor-β co-receptor, is a marker for angiogenic endothelial cells. Angiogenesis is required for tumor progression and the development of metastases. Recently, endoglin expression was found to be a prognostic marker in pancreatic carcinomas. However, the role of endoglin in neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors has so far not been studied.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Patricia Kuiper
Introduction: The role of anti-angiogenic agents in GEP-NETS remains to be established. CD105 (Endoglin) identifies the TGF-ß1 receptor which is expressed on endothelial cells involved in tumor angiogenesis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Presenting Author: Dr. Carlos A. S. Soares
Introduction: Several systemic treatments are available for metastatic neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs), including everolimus, but there is no predictive factor of response to these treatments.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Noura Benslama