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452 results for "rare diseases".
#829 On the Benign Side of Malignancy: How Neuroendocrine Tumors are Experienced by Patients and Their Family Carers
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare, slow-growing neoplasia with variable clinical presentations. Due to their non-specific symptoms and a lack of diagnostic tools, late diagnosis is common. There is little research relating to NETs as experienced by both patients and family carers.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Susanne Kall
#1189 European Information Network on Rare Cancers (RARECAREnet)
Introduction: NETs are considered as a rare cancer. Because of the complexity and the different disciplines involved, a multidisciplinary approach is desirable. The referral to centres of expertise (CoE) is indicated as the optimal strategy for effective management.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MSc. Jan Maarten Van der Zwan
Keywords: Registry
#30 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
Introduction: Normal adult lungs contain scattered pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNEC). Reactive PNEC hyperplasia is commonly observed in persons who live at high altitude, in cigarette smokers, and in numerous lung diseases. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare entity in which PNEC hyperplasia appears without predisposing conditions. According to the 1999 WHO lung tumor classification, DIPNECH is thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process, which can be associated with carcinoid tumors and with a clinical picture of constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis. To date, available data regarding the treatment and the prognosis of this rare condition is limited.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#89 Hyperplasia-adenoma sequence in pituitary carcinogenesis: new insight into the role of AIP gene
Introduction: Pituitary adenoma predisposition has been recently associated with germline mutations in the Aryl-Hydrocarbon Receptor Interacting Protein (AIP) gene. This association has been detected in familial and, more rarely, in sporadic cases. The mechanisms by which the AIP mutations promote pituitary adenoma development remain unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Chiara Villa
#98 Long-term follow-up analysis of lung carcinoid tumors: retrospective monoinstitutional evaluation
Introduction: Detection of prognostic factors of bronchopulmonary carcinoid (BPCs) tumors is complicated due to the rare frequency of this malignancy.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Emilio Bajetta
#162 Different sites of rare metastases in neuroendocrine tumor patients detected by Ga-68 somatostatin receptor PET/CT
Introduction: The most common sites of metastases in neuroendocrine tumors are liver, lymph nodes, and bone.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Vikas Prasad
Authors: Prasad V, Baum R P, ...
#285 A Case of Primary Hepatic Carcinoid Tumor Misdiagnosed as Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors generally occur in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Primary carcinoid tumor of the liver is very rare. It may be misdiagnosed as hepatocellular carcinoma, which is very common.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jila Hazrati
#728 NETworking-The First Three Years of the World NET Cancer Awareness Day Alliance
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors have an incidence of 3-5/100,000 per year, however, many patients are diagonosed late in their clinical course resulting in poor outcomes and early death. Raising awareness of the myriad presenting symptoms with resultant early diagnosis is a priority health care initiative for this disease. In 2010, the World NET Cancer Day Awareness (WNCAD) Alliance was formed with the primary mission to raise awareness of neuroendocrine tumors and promote November 10 as World NET Cancer Awareness Day
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr John C Leyden
Authors: Leyden J, Sissons M, Goldstein G, ...
#731 Gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) Neuroendocrine Tumors, Epidemiology and Clinical Retrospective Study from a Tertiary Care Center in North India
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of neoplasm derived from peptide- and amine-producing cells of the neuroendocrine system, characterized by the intracellular presence of markers of endocrine tissue, like chromogranin A, synaptophysin, neuronspecific enolase and having low to medium malignant potential.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Dipanjan Panda
Authors: Panda D, Jwada D, Yadav V, Sarin S K, ...
#767 Pancreatic NET Tumors Presenting with Hypercalcitonemia
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) secrete a variety of hormones, but calcitonin secretion rarely occurs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Kalliopi Pazaitou-Panayiotou