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#1375 Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Knee Treated with Somatostatin Analogue and Radiotherapy: A Case Report
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare and aggressive primary cutaneous neuroendocrine malignancy. Chemotherapy with cisplatin (CDDP) and etoposide (VP16) is an effective treatment for metastatic MCC.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito
#1135 The Role of External Beam Radiotherapy in the Management of Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Palliative external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) is routinely used to control symptoms and disease progression in metastatic malignancies, but there is limited data in metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (NET).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr Mehmet Yalchin
Keywords: EBRT, NET
#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
#290 Peptide Receptor Radiotherapy as a Potential Tool of Neoadjuvant Therapy in Patients with Inoperable Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: Neoadjuvant treatment is used as pre-surgical therapy in different cancers to decrease tumor size. PRRT can be a useful tool in neoadjuvant treatment of patients with well-differentiated NETs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Anna Sowa-Staszczak
#889 Delayed Haematological Toxicity in Patients Treated with 177Lu-octreotate Peptide Receptor Radiotherapy (PRRT) for Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: PRRT is associated with a high tumor control rate and early toxicity seems acceptable (haematological grade 3-4 toxicity: 11.3%). Long-term monitoring of haematological toxicity is unavailable.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Dr Olivia Hentic
#1776 External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT) in the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Systematic Review
Introduction: EBRT is infrequently used to treat GEPNETS.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr David Chan
Authors: Chan D, Thompson R, Lam M, Pavlakis N, ...
Keywords: EBRT, review
#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
#54 The clinical challenge of patients with a thoracic or neck neuroendocrine tumor: a retrospective analysis from a single Irish institution
Introduction: Thoracic and neck neuroendocrine tumors (T-N-NETs) represent a rare and intriguing condition and the management of patients with a NET localized at the thorax or neck can be extremely problematic. An expert and multidisciplinary approach is generally required for the optimal management of NET patients. A systematic multidisciplinary approach to NET patients has been recently established at our institution.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Gianluca Tamagno
#101 Chronic Complications of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT)- A Single Center Experience
Introduction: In the last decade, a new treatment modality, peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PPRT), has been introduced for gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEPNET) patients with non-resectable or progressive disease. PRRT has been associated with several complications, including bone marrow suppression, renal toxicity and hepatic damage.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Merav Fraenkel
#103 From hormone dependent solid breast carcinoma to primary neuroendocrine carcinoma: a case report
Introduction: Primary neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast is an extremely rare tumor with incidence of 0.27-0.5%.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Djuro P Macut
Authors: Macut D, Kecman G, Bogavac T, Popovic B, ...