Introduction: Somatostatin analogs are the backbone of neuroendocrine neoplasms treatment. Biliary stone disease is a potentially severe adverse event of somatostatin analogs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Zhirong Qi
Introduction: In practice, many patients with NETs report a change in symptoms after starting somatostatin analogues (SSA’s). Many health professionals and NET patient advocates have noticed that some of the side effects experienced by patients are more common than patient information literature suggests. It is therefore important to ask what and how severe experiences are, and compare to literature, to help raise awareness amongst NET health professionals.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tara Whyand