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#1943 Neuroendocrine Tumors Committee of Reference Hospital: Evaluation of Health Care and Research Indicators
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) require a multidisciplinary approach in expert centers which optimize results improving care and survival.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD-PhD Paula Jimenez Fonseca
#70 The validity of Ki-67 as a prognostic indicator in patients with appendiceal carcinoid tumor
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors of the appendix are rare and often discovered incidentally through appendectomy. Most are clinically benign but may be associated with metastatic disease. Ki-67, a nuclear protein structurally associated with chromatin, is an excellent marker for measuring cell proliferation and it has been shown to correlate with the outcome in pancreatic and ileocecal carcinoids.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Eric Y Liu
Authors: Liu E, Telem D A, Hwang J, Warner R R P, ...
#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, ...
#16 Endoglin as indicator of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
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)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Patricia Kuiper
#462 Genome-Wide Expression Profiling Reveals Downregulation of OTP and CD44 and Upregulation of RET as Indicators of Poor Prognosis in Lung Carcinoids
Introduction: Lung carcinoids comprise a heterogeneous group of neuroendocrine tumors. Only few parameters have been identified that correlated with poor disease outcome, including 11q22-q25 deletions. New biomarkers are required to further improve diagnosis and prediction of prognosis.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MSc Dorian Swarts
#1475 Tumor Growth Rate (TGR) as an Indicator of Antitumor Activity with Lanreotide Autogel/Depot (LAN) vs Placebo (Pbo) in Intestinal/Pancreatic NET: Post Hoc Analysis of CLARINET Data
Introduction: TGR is a novel measure of tumor growth activity that may be more precise than RECIST for evaluating response to treatment of NETs.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr Christine Massien
Keywords: TGR, PFS
#1721 Optimisation of the Size Variation Threshold for CT Evaluation of Response in Advanced Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Treated with Octreotide LAR
Introduction: In advanced gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs), somatostatin analogs treatment rarely achieve a reduction of -30% in the sum of longest diameters (SLD) of target lesions required by Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) for an ‘objective response’. The implication of Stable Disease (SD) as an additional indicator of therapeutic effect is often uncertain.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Yanji Luo
Authors: Luo Y, Chen J, ...
#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
#39 Specialist dietetic input and nutritional outcomes in Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of tumors that are complex to manage and require a multidisciplinary approach. The most common primary sites are the small intestine and pancreas. The disease itself, as well as sequelae from surgery and medical therapy, can have a negative impact on patients’ nutritional status. Weight loss is known to be a poor prognostic indicator.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MRS CALEY L SCHNAID
Authors: Schnaid C, Khan M, Davies P, Jamieson A, ...
#41 Immunohisochemical evaluation of EMT regulators, E- and N-cadherin in neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastro-Entero-Pancreativ system
Introduction: Local tumor invasion represents the first step of the metastatic cascade of carcinomas, and requires changes in cell adhesion and migration properties of tumor cells. This biologic process is known as epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). One key biochemical change associated with EMT is the loss of E-cadherin expression promoted by specific transcriptional repressors such as Snail, Slug, and Twist. Overexpression of EMT inducers increases other factors, such as FoxC2, although its role in EMT is poorly understood. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) system, originated from the diffuse endocrine system, represent a heterogeneous group of tumors. Their prevalence has increased substantially over the past three decades, without substantial improvements in their clinical management, and their variable clinical course cannot be predicted by common clinicopathological parameters. Thus, new prognostic markers are urgently needed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: JOSE A. GALVÁN
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