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22 results for "prostate".
#1243 Neuroendocrine Carcinomas of the Prostate
Introduction: Since focal neuroendocrine (NE) differentiation in prostate carcinomas represents a frequent phenomenon when NE markers are used for documentation, NE carcinomas are extremely rare form of highly aggressive prostate tumors.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Professor Alis Dema
Authors: Dema A, Taban S, Anderco D, Bardan R, ...
#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, ...
#1033 Androgens Regulate SMAD Ubiquitination Regulatory Factor-1 Expression and Prostate Cancer Cell Invasion
Introduction: Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer and is a hormone-driven disease. Androgens have been recognized as a major promoter of PCa development and progression. However, the mechanism of androgen action in PCa, especially in PCa cell invasion remains largely unclear. SMAD ubiquitination regulatory factor-1 (SMURF1) is a C2-WW-HECT-domain E3 ubiquitin ligase that plays important roles in cancer cell metastasis. Whether there is a relationship between androgens and SMURF1 express is not known.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Gang Xiaokun
Authors: Xiaokun G, Guixia W, ...
#1705 Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen (PSMA) Uptake in a Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (pNET) Bearing Patient
Introduction: Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is a transmembrane protein overexpressed on both prostate epithelial malignant cells and endothelial cells of tumor-associated neovasculature of many solid cancers. PSMA has been investigated already as a target in staging and detection of prostate cancer
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Elisabetta Grego
#2206 Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor with Unknown Primary Site Presenting Simultaneously with Prostate Adenocarcinoma
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) arise from a variety of different organs and have a steadily increasing incidence in the last 3 decades. 13% of NETs have unknown primary sites.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Oana-Stefana Enache
#2259 Clinical Characteristics, Treatment Outcomes and Potential Novel Therapeutic Options for Patients with Prostatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Introduction: Prostatic neuroendocrine carcinomas (PNECs) are rare tumors with poor prognosis. While platinum and etoposide based chemotherapy regimens (PE) are commonly applied in first-line for advanced disease, clinical-grade evidence for treatment options in second-line and beyond is very limited.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Leonidas Apostolidis
#79 PTOV-1 overexpression in neuroendocrine tumors: a new molecular marker
Introduction: PTOV-1 (Prostate Tumor Overexpressed-1) is a novel protein encoded by 12-exon gene localized in chromosome 19q.13.3. Recently identified as an androgen-induced gene, it is involved in prostate cell proliferation and in prostate human cancer. PTOV-1 expression has been demonstrated in neuroendocrine cells of normal prostate tissue. Preliminary data indicate that PTOV-1 can be related to flotilin, integrins and other cellular factors involved in cancer progression.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD INES DE TORRES
#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
#141 Incidence of second primary tumors in patients with neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Based on epidemiological data from SEER 1950-1999, 22.4% cases of non-carcinoid second primary tumors have been described in patients diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors. The incidence of this type of tumors varies, depending on the series assessed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Juan Manuel OConnor
Authors: Pesce V, OConnor J, Mendez G, Bestani C, ...
#158 Progression-free survival (PFS) as a primary endpoint for clinical studies in advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs)
Introduction: Successfully testing new antitumor agents requires primary study endpoints that are clinically important, and also provide sufficient statistical power within a timeframe and population size that is feasible for the tumor type. Using overall survival (OS) as the primary endpoint in NET studies is challenging because of the low incidence (5.25/100,000 annually), disease heterogeneity, extended survival time (Yao 2008), and confounding effects of multiple therapies. These inherent aspects of NETs make OS an extremely difficult and challenging endpoint to evaluate clinical efficacy.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Simron Singh
Authors: Singh S, Law C, ...