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#13 Neoadjuvant peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for an inoperable neuroendocrine pancreatic carcinoma
Introduction: Pancreatic endocrine tumors (pNETs) are rare but are among the most common neuroendocrine neoplasms of the abdomen. At diagnosis, many of them are already advanced and difficult to treat.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel Kaemmerer
#19 Antitumor activity of Pasireotide (SOM230) alone and in combination with Everolimus (RAD001) in DU-145 human prostate cancer model
Introduction: Pasireotide (SOM230) is a novel multi-receptor ligand somatostatin analogue with high affinity for somatostatin receptor subtypes sst1,2,3 and sst5. Like octreotide, which binds primarily to sst2, it inhibits hypersecretion of hormones from patients with functional pituitary tumors and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (GEP/NET) tumors. In addition, tumor shrinkage has been observed with both compounds in patients with acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and GEP/NETs, but its tumor-reducing mechanism of action has so far not been revealed. In patients with breast and liver cancer, octreotide had little or no antitumor activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Herbert A. Schmid
Authors: Schmid H A, Chiara L, Nuciforo P, ...
#21 Peptide Receptor Radioligand Therapy (PRRT) is an Effective Treatment for the Long-Term Stabilization of Malignant Gastrinomas
Introduction: Gastrinomas represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors usually located in the duodenum or pancreas. They secrete gastrin, which is responsible for the clinical picture of severe acid-related peptic disease and diarrhea, known as the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES). While symptomatic control may be achieved with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and somatostatin analogues (SSAs) treatment, little data is known regarding the possible anti-tumor effect of the peptide receptor radioligand therapy (PRRT) in gastrinoma patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#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
#26 Molecular imaging of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours with Ga-68 DOTANOC PET/CT and correlation with an immunhistochemical quantification of somatostatin receptors using novel monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies
Introduction: Receptor PET/CT with somatostatin analogues marked with Gallium-68 (SMS-R-PET/CT) is currently the golden standard in diagnosing gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET), which are known for an overexpression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel Kaemmerer
#27 Combined treatment of rapidly progressing neuroendocrine tumors by transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation of the liver and peptide-receptor radiotherapy is save and effective. Report of thirty consecutive patients
Introduction: Patients with rapidly progressing neuroendocrine tumors presenting with high tumor load and/or severe clinical syndromes are clinically challenging and with limited life expectany. Peptide receptor radiotherapy (PRRT) and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) have demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors. However, there are no reports that both therapies have been applied in combination.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Dieter Hörsch
Keywords: PRRT, TACE
#34 Plasma Chromogranin A(CgA) and Urinary 5 Hydroxy-indoleacetic acid(5-HIAA) use in monitoring somatostatin analogue(SSA) therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
Introduction: Two main biochemical markers, plasma chromogranin A (CgA) and urinary 5 hydroxy-indoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) are used to aid staging and monitoring of patients with neuroendocrine (NET) tumors. Somatostatin analogues (SSA) such as octreotide and lanreotide have been used to alleviate symptoms and disease progression in NET patients. This study evaluates the use of CgA and 5HIAA in monitoring NET patients on SSA therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Andy James
Authors: Teo L, Hearn K, Bernstone G, Wright R, ...
#44 Somatostatin analogue therapy and RAND-36 health-related quality of life scores in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) are used in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) for the management of carcinoid syndrome and/or delay of disease progression.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Jennifer L Beaumont
Authors: Yao J C, Beaumont J L, Choi S, Cella D, ...
#46 Neuroendocrine markers are expressed in human mammary glands
Introduction: Regulatory peptides have previously been detected in epithelial cells of human mammary glands. As these peptides are produced by scattered neuroendocrine cells in the epithelium of other tissues the aim of this study was to investigate whether the mammary glands express molecular markers for neuroendocrine cells.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Malin Grönberg
#51 Epidemiology of the neuroendocrine tumors diagnosed in Cardarelli Hospital: a retrospective single-institution analysis of 274 cases
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are considered rare tumors and are characterized by their ability to produce peptides that cause typical hormonal syndromes. Neuroendocrine tumors consist of a wide spectrum of malignancies with different histology that can arise from distributed neuroendocrine cells in the body. Although these tumors are frequently indolent, they can be aggressive and resistant to therapy. Its incidence in the U.S.A has been rising in the last three decades (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results registry). NETs are more common than generally believed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Ferdinando Riccardi