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1652 results for "pancreatic tumors".
#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
#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
#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
#74 Non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors: diagnostic criteria and surgical treatment
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors were considered rare tumors several years ago. Several reports published recently have observed increased incidence of NETs suggesting that NETs are more prevalent than previously reported. Non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors (NFPETs), better defined as non-hyperfunctioning, are characterized by the absence of clinical or biochemical evidence of hormone hypersecretion. From the clinical standpoint, NFPETs can be either occasionally encountered or manifest clinically similar pancreatic tumors. Since both NFPET treatment and prognosis significantly differ from that of ductal adenocarcinoma and other pancreatic malignant tumors, an accurate differential diagnosis is needed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Alexander Vladimir Kochatkov
#719 Mixed Exocrine-Endocrine Pancreatic Tumors
Introduction: Mixed pancreatic tumors are very rare, characterized by association of exocrine (ductal or acinar) and endocrine components, and positivity for neuroendocrine (NE) markers in >30% of cells.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: professor Claudio Pasquali
#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
#81 Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs): our experience in a multidisciplinary team in a university hospital
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) have a low incidence and prevalence representing < 2% of all gastrointestinal tumors with a heterogeneous biological behavior and an often complex management.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jose Manuel Cabezas-Agricola
#67 Interest of combined chromogranin A and pancreatic polypeptide for diagnosis and follow-up of gastroenteropancreatic endocrine carcinoma
Introduction: Assessment of tumor burden changes is essential for the management of well-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine carcinoma (GEPNET). Chromogranin A (CgA) is the principal tumor marker for such tumors; however, its use to evaluate morphological tumor progression is not validated. Combined CgA and pancreatic polypeptide (PP) may increase sensitivity in the diagnosis of GEP-NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Thomas WALTER
#596 Is Deep Enucleation of Small Pancreatic Tumors Justified?
Introduction: Small, potentially benign pancreatic tumors located ≥3mm distant from the main pancreatic duct (MPD) are considered good candidates for enucleation.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Dr Kristin Dietzel
#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
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