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1519 results for "rare tumors".
#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
#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
#1703 NeuroEndocrine Tumors of The Ampullary Region: A Rare Challenging Entity
Introduction: NeuroEndocrine Tumors (NETs) of the ampulla of Vater are rare.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Dr Anna Caterina Milanetto
#90 The prognostic value of FDG-PET scan in neuroendocrine tumors: a retrospective analysis of 46 patients treated in one center
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare and generally indolent. For diagnostic purposes, the sensitivity of FDG-PET scan is known to be low in this setting, though when positive, its prognostic value is not well-defined in NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Ivan Borbath
#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
#424 Role of MicroRNAs in Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) arise from enterochromaffin cells, which belong to the endocrine system. MicroRNAs (miRs) are post-transcriptional regulators. They control multiple biological processes often functioning either as tumor suppressor genes or oncogenes.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Su-Chen Li
Authors: Li S C, Martijn C, Essaghir A, Lloyd R, ...
#525 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Associated with Mesenchimal Neoplasms of the GI Tract
Introduction: Neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors (NPT) are occasionally associated with mesenchimal tumors in neurofibromatosis type 1 but rarely in sporadic cases. We report five cases of NPT associated with other rare mesenchimal neoplasms of the GI tract, observed in our Department from 2003 to 2011.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Claudio Pasquali
#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
#827 Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas Grade 2 with Ki-67 Index More Than 5% and with Expression Cytokeratin 19 are the Risk Group of Rapid Progression
Introduction: Cytokeratin 19 (CK19) is the marker of pluripotent cells of the epithelium of the pancreatic ducts, which is not detected in differentiated endocrine cells. Our experience shows that many patients with neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas (pNET) G2 have a rapid progression of the disease a few years after diagnosis, and metastases are found most commonly in the liver.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD Larisa Gurevich
#883 Primary Hepatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Four Familial Case Series with Review of Literature
Introduction: Non-multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) familial neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are very rare with only six families being described to date. Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumors (PHNETs) are rare tumors with a particular sporadic diagnosis. Herein, we report a series of four members of one Lebanese family, diagnosed with primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumors.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Dr Rita E Assi
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