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#498 Limitations of Chromogranin A in Clinical Practice
Introduction: Chromogranin-A (CgA) is the most accurate marker for the histological diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). However diagnostic usefulness of circulating CgA is controversial as several conditions, both neoplastic and non-neoplastic, may induce false positive increases of this marker.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Vincenzo Marotta
#913 A PCR-Based Multigene Transcript Analysis Blood Test Outperforms Chromogranin A in the Detection of Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and is Unaffected by PPI Use or Hypertension
Introduction: A critical requirement in the management of gut NETs is a blood biomarker test that is sensitive, specific and reproducible.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Irvin M Modlin
Keywords: biomarker, CgA, NET, PCR
#899 Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Plasma Biomarkers in Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare cancers that usually develop in the gastroenterohepatic system. Diagnostic workup of these tumors includes measurement of plasma levels of marker peptides. Clinical experience suggests that these markers may be misleading if used before histological or imaging evidence of a NET is available.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Matthew Lunberg-Adams
Authors: Lunberg-Adams M, James A, Perros P, ...
#682 Neuroendocrine Tumors, Searching for New Prognostic Biomarkers
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of the digestive system were once considered relatively rare, however, the incidence is increasing. New prognostic biomarkers are needed for assessment of tumor behavior to inform patient treatment and improve outcome. The proliferation marker, Ki-67, is used for NET grading. Although classified as low grade, some tumors actually develop metastases.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Helen Miller
#2213 Imaging Modality Depending on the Levels of Tumor Markers
Introduction: 18 F-Fluorodihydroxyphenylalanine(18F)-FDOPA positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) has the advantage of being a noninvasive test and is by far the most promising imaging modality for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Imaging and Interventions (radiology, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: DOCTOR Julieta Iorio
Authors: Iorio J, Eleta M, Cuneo L, Polillo D, ...
#309 The Utility of Alpha Internexin as a Predictive Tissue Biomarker for Proliferation in Gastrointestinal and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: GEP-NETs are increasing but Ki-67 and CgA provide limited information regarding malignancy. A key unmet need is alternative biomarkers to assess the likelihood of local invasion or metastasis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
#994 Predictive Biomarkers of Response in Patients with Extrapulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors (EPNET) Treated with Platin-based Chemotherapy
Introduction: EPNET, particularly advanced and Grade 3 (G3) tumors are often treated with chemotherapy. While many patients experience tumor response, those rarely live for more than two years. Predictive markers could potentially help us to tailor the best treatment for these patients (pts).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD Juliana F Rego
#1278 Midkine is a New Novel Serum Biomarker in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (SI-NETs).
Introduction: SI-NETs are often diagnosed late, which limits curative treatment options.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Kosmas Daskalakis
Keywords: Biomarker, SI-NET
#583 Olfactory Receptor 51E1 is a Potential Novel Tissue Biomarker for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumor (SI-NET) patients get late diagnosis. We reported olfactory receptor 51E1 (OR51E1) as a SI-NET-mRNA marker.
Conference:
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr TAO CUI
#508 Differential Expression of Markers in a Midgut Carcinoid Tissue Microarray
Introduction: Molecular mechanisms driving well-differentiated midgut carcinoid (MGC) tumors are not well-established. To pursue higher resolution tumor diagnostics, we studied a panel of markers for their expression in MGC, including: serotonin, FGF2, b-catenin, and E-cadherin, in primary, lymph node, and liver metastases.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Eric Liu
Authors: Liu E, Mikhitarian K, Revetta F, Shi C, ...