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#2166 A Family Bronchial Carcinoid Tumor.
Introduction: Typical and atypical bronchial carcinoids are neuroendocrine tumors of the lung. Family lung carcinoid tumors are rare and have been described as very rarely in literature.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Pr Bezzar-Ghomari Soumeyya
#1663 Development of Neuroendocrine Tumors in Patients with a Family History of NET or Any Other Cancer
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors are rare. A very little knowledge is known about its risk factors. Studies have shown that NETs may develop as a part of hereditary syndromes.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Dr Arooj Fatima
Authors: Fatima A, Zaidi S S A
#829 On the Benign Side of Malignancy: How Neuroendocrine Tumors are Experienced by Patients and Their Family Carers
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare, slow-growing neoplasia with variable clinical presentations. Due to their non-specific symptoms and a lack of diagnostic tools, late diagnosis is common. There is little research relating to NETs as experienced by both patients and family carers.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Susanne Kall
#914 French Cohort of Familial Midgut Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: Familial Midgut Carcinoid Tumors (FMCT) are a rare and poorly described entity defined by the occurrence of a midgut carcinoid tumor in at least two first-degree relatives.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Louis De Mestier
#1301 Role of TSC22D1 (TGFβ-Stimulated Clone 22 Domain Family Member 1) in Bronchial Carcinoids
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) include bronchial carcinoids, either typical (TC) or atypical (AC). Tsc22d1 encodes for a member of TSC22 domain family of leucine zipper transcription factors; the protein (TSC22D1) is stimulated by TGFβ. Microarray data analysis obtained comparing a pool of TC tissue specimens with a pool of AC tissue specimens shows TSC22D1 down-regulation in AC samples. These data were confirmed by real time PCR and Western blot in vitro models of TC (NCI-H727 cells) and AC (NCI-H720 cells)
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: PhD student Simona Falletta
#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
#618 Angiogenic Characteristics of Radiological Hypervascular Liver Tumors (NET, Hepatocellular Carcinoma) and Hypovascular Colorectal Liver Metastases and Their Microenvironment.
Introduction: Tumor and microenvironment are important for tumor progression. Liver tumors can be hypervascular or hypovascular during the arterial phase of cross-sectional imaging.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Koert De Jong
#1461 Whole Exome Sequencing of Three Families with Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (siNETs) are the most prevalent small intestine neoplasms. However, familial siNETs are rarely described.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Matthias Beyens
#403 Insulinomas in Children
Introduction: Insulinomas are extremely rare tumors in children and an uncommon first manifestation of MEN1 syndrome. Insulinomas are usually benign tumors with only a few reports of malignant cases in children.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Maria Melikian
Keywords: MEN-1
#468 mir-129-5p and Let-7 are Down-Regulated in Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: miRNAs are small non-coding RNAs that post-transcriptionally regulate gene expression by binding to complementary sequences on target mRNAs and their expression is often dysregulated in cancer.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Kristina Døssing
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