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1977 results for "midgut neuroendocrine tumor".
#68 Serum chromogranin A as tumor marker in neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Serum chromogranin A (CgA) is used as a tumor marker for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Svenja Nölting
#88 EpCam expression and detection of circulating tumor cells in neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Using the CellSearchTM system, circulating tumor cells (CTCs) can be reproducibly enumerated according to expression of EpCAM and cytokeratins 8, 18 or 19 and the absence of the haemopoietic marker CD45. The number of CTCs detected in 7.5 mls blood has been shown to correlate with prognosis in breast, colon and prostate cancer and can predict response to therapy. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) have not previously been reported to express EpCAM and have not been systematically assessed for presence of CTCs. We have therefore explored the expression of EpCAM in NETs and the detection of NET cells in the circulation.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#90 The prognostic value of FDG-PET scan in neuroendocrine tumors: a retrospective analysis of 46 patients treated in one center
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare and generally indolent. For diagnostic purposes, the sensitivity of FDG-PET scan is known to be low in this setting, though when positive, its prognostic value is not well-defined in NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Ivan Borbath
#243 Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Desmoplasia in Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: The clinical course of midgut NETs may be heavily complicated by problems related to mesenteric desmoplasia, causing symptoms secondary to mesenteric artery/vein occlusion and bowel obstruction.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Fatima El-Khouly
#554 Analysis of the AJCC/ENETS Staging Classification for Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) and ENETS have independently introduced a novel TNM staging classification for jejunal-ileal NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Max Feldman
#556 Unresectable Mesenteric Midgut NETs: Are They a Unique Prognostic Category?
Introduction: Patients with lymph-node positive midgut NETs (stage IIIB) represent a heterogeneous group. While some have microscopic lymph node involvement on pathological evaluation, others may develop large, desmoplastic, unresectable tumors in the root of the mesentery.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#594 Neurokinin A Levels Predict Survival in Patients with Well-Differentiated Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recent European investigations demonstrated that persistently elevated (> 50 pg/ml) plasma neurokinin A (NKA) levels are associated with poor short-term survival in patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETS).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#595 A Single Fasting Plasma 5-HIAA Value Correlates with 24-Hour Urinary 5-HIAA Values and Other Biomarkers in Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: 5-hydoxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is used for the evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), however, the current 5-HIAA assay requires a 24-hour urine collection which is inconvenient.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#109 Transarterial chemoebolization (TACE) of liver metastases derived from neuroendocrine tumors is an effective treatment only in patients with low or mediate hepatic tumor burden
Introduction: The onset of metastases in patients with neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract (GEP-NET) represents a negative predictor of survival and tumor-associated complications. Thereby, most of these patients develop liver metastases during their disease. Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) has been shown before to be an effective and safe treatment of liver metastases. However, the optimal time point in treatment of liver metastases has not yet been determined, especially in patients with non-functional GEP-NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Anja Rinke
Authors: Rinke A, König A, Müller D, König U, ...
#397 Swiss Neuroendocrine Tumor (SwissNET) Registry: Update After Three Years
Introduction: To improve epidemiological data on patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) in Switzerland, the Swiss registry for NETs (SwissNET) was established in 2008. Here we present the current state of the registry in 2011.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Christoph Stettler