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1846 results for "pancreatic tumor".
#544 Second Primary Tumor in Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEPNETs): Data From a Retrospective Observational Unicentric Study
Introduction: It is known that GEPNETs are associated with a high incidence of second primary tumors, especially in the context of inherited syndromes and synchronous injuries to the intestine.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Paula J Fonseca
#83 Surgical treatment of duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1): a Dutch consensus statement
Introduction: Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) are the most important cause of MEN 1-related death. Surgery is the only curative treatment, but controversy exists on the optimal strategy. Recent guidelines on pNETs have limited recommendations specific for MEN 1. Therefore, a Dutch multidisciplinary consensus meeting was organized.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Carolina RC Pieterman
#232 Prognostic Factors and Survival in 481 Patients with Pancreatic and Peripancreatic Endocrine Tumors: Results from the National Cancer Registry of Spain (RGETNE)
Introduction: Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are uncommon neoplasms with a wide spectrum of clinical presentation. The infrequent occurrence of these tumors makes large experiences very scarce.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Elena Martin-Perez
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
#194 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Experience of Endocrinology Department of the University Hospital of Coimbra
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are uncommon neoplasms, comprising 1-2% of all pancreatic tumors. The majority are nonfunctional. Of the functional tumors, insulinomas are the most common.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Alexandra Vieira
Authors: Vieira A, Santos J, Gomes L, Moreira A, ...
#847 Incidental Pathological Finding of Pancreatic Non-Functioning Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Little is known about the incidental finding of non-functioning NETs (Neuroendocrine Tumors) during pancreatic surgery performed for other reasons or during pathological examination of the surgical sample.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Claudio Pasquali
#901 Impact of Long-Acting Octreotide in Patients with Early-Stage MEN1-Related Duodeno-Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SSA) represent one of the main therapeutic options in patients affected by functioning well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). There are no studies specifically focusing on NETs associated with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN1).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: MD Valeria Ramundo
#240 Glycodelin Expression in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine and Solid-Pseudopapillary Tumors as in Important Factor of Favorable Disease Prognosis
Introduction: Glycodelin (GD) is a multifunctional highly glycosylated protein, expressed in hormone-dependent human tissues and tumors. GD participates in apoptosis regulation and inter-cellular adhesion.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Larissa Gurevich
#419 Morphological Characteristics of Pancreatic Tumors in Children and Young Patients
Introduction: Pancreatic tumors (PT) usually occur after age 60 and almost never in children and young patients (pts). Little is known concerning frequency, morphological and immunohistochemical (IHC) characteristics of PTs in children and young pts.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: I Voronkova
#650 Incidental Diagnosis as Prognostic Factor in Different Tumor-Stages of Non-Functioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
Introduction: Although incidental diagnosis of non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors (NF-pNETs) is not an assurance of benign behavior, incidental NF-pNETs are associated with improved survival after resection.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Stefano Partelli
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