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#2930 Treatment of the Pinealoma: Experience from a Rare Case
Introduction: Pinealoma is an extremely rare type of neuroendocrine tumor without evidence-based systemic therapy.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Liu M, Chen L, Guo Y, ...
#2900 Radionuclide Therapy in the Continuum of Care of Neuroendocrine Tumors: Results of the SEPTRALU Study
Introduction: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT, Lu-177-DOTATATE) is safe and effective in neuroendocrine tumors (NET). However, the best sequence of administration is unknown.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Mercedes Mitjavila Casanovas
#2938 Rectal Neuroendocrine Tumor with Concomitant Erdheim-Chester Disease: A Rare Case Report
Introduction: Rectal neuroendocrine tumor (NET), a type of rare tumor, is rather rarer when accompanied by non-Langerhans cells histiocytosis named Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Liu M, Chen L, Guo Y, ...
#3075 Telotristat Makes Significant Difference on Symptoms and Serotonin Levels in a Population with Widespread GI-NET and Severe Carcinoid Syndrome
Introduction: In spite of new treatments like PRRT or everolimus there is a clinical need for systemic therapies that complement SSAs (somatostatin analogs) and antidiarrheal agents in the treatment of carcinoid syndrome, a late stage problem in s-i-NET. Telotristat is a promising addition to our therapeutic arsenal.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD PhD Kristina Linder Ekberg
Authors: Linder Ekberg K, ...
#106 Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: single institution clinicopathological study
Introduction: Neuroendocrine cells are widely distributed throughout the body, and neoplasms from these dispersed cells can arise at many sites. They are distinguished into two broad categories: 1) Tumors identified as small cell lung carcinomas with biology and natural history of a high-grade malignancy and characteristics of small cell undifferentiated or anaplastic appearance by light microscopy. The WHO categorizes these tumors as poorly-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas; 2) Well-defined neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with variable, but most lyindolent biologic behavior and characteristic well-differentiated histologic features. The majority arise in the gastrointestinal tract and collectively they are referred as gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP/NETs). They include carcinoid tumors, pancreatic islet cell tumors (gastrinoma, insulinoma, glucagonoma, VIPoma, somatostatinoma), paragangliomas, pheochromocytomas, and medullary thyroid carcinomas. The WHO classifies the GEP/NETs as well-differentiated NETs (carcinoid tumors) if they are noninvasive and have benign behavior or uncertain malignant potential. In contrast, GEP/NETs with characteristics of low-grade malignancy with invasion of the muscularis propria or beyond, or metastases, are characterized as well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas (malignant carcinoids). Pancreatic islet cell tumors, whether functioning or not, are classified as well-differentiated NETs or well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas, due to the (depending on) histologic characteristics. The WHO classification for gastroenteropancreatic NETs based on stage (ie size and presence of metastases) and grade (mitotic rate, perineural and lymphovascular invasion, Ki-67 proliferative index) categorizes them as well-differentiated NETs, e.g., carcinoid tumors, or as well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinomas.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Michael M. Vaslamatzis
#107 Results of the Gastroenteropancreatic NETs Spanish Registry in the 2001-2010 period
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETs) are infrequent and heterogeneous neoplasms that have conditioned the lack of verified epidemiologic data.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jaume Capdevila
#112 Chromogranin A is a sensitive marker for detection of recurrence in neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The chromogranin family is a family of large acidic proteins which are expressed in neuroendocrine cells. There are several members in this family (Chromogranin A, B (CgA and CgB) and the secretogranins). Here, we show that CgA is an excellent marker to detect recurrence in neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Eva Tiensuu Janson
#151 Rationale for combining mTOR with other targeted agents in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are aggressive and incurable with standard treatment. Many cellular targets are being evaluated in this patient population, including mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a kinase that is the central regulator of several signaling pathways related to cell growth, angiogenesis, and bioenergetics. Because mTOR serves as a neoplastic switch activated by many cancer-related mutations, mTOR inhibition may have broad efficacy across tumor types, including NETs. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) have long been used to treat carcinoid symptoms in NET patients. The SSA octreotide long-acting release (LAR) demonstrated significant antitumor effects against advanced midgut NETs in the phase III PROMID study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Öberg
Authors: Öberg K, Yao J C, ...
#248 Difficulties in Differential Diagnostics of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Primary neuroendocrine tumors (NET) of soft tissues and soft tissue metastases are seen rarely and need differentiation from other types of tumors (as chemodecroma or paraganglioma).
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Alla Markovich
#258 Diagnosis and Management of Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Case Series Review
Introduction: Thymic neuroendocrine tumors (TNET) represent rare types of thymic tumors with an incidence of 0.01/100000 per year. They commonly show rapid disease progression and are rarely curable.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christos Toumpanakis