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52 results for "signalling network".
#1001 Forkheadbox Proteins as Novel Drug Targets in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Disease: Inhibition of FoxM1 Exerts Antiproliferative Effects in GEP-NEN Cell Lines
Introduction: Forkheadbox proteins (Fox proteins) are transcriptions factors. They are highly conserved key players in a large number of cellular processes. Fox proteins have been described as acting as both tumor suppressors and oncogenes. Most notably, they operate in the context of the majority of cancer-related pathways. Information about the fuunction of these proteins in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasias is scant.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: PD Dr. Patricia Grabowski
#1737 The Role of MAPK-Signalling in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: Upon diagnosis, 65% of pNET patients suffer from metastatic or locally unresectable disease. The receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor sunitinib and the mTOR inhibitor everolimus have set precedence for successful targeted therapies in pNET disease. However, response prediction and treatment alternatives still do not meet medical needs. Recent studies revealed mutations in RAS oncogenes in a fraction of tumours, emphasising a potential role of the MAPK pathway as therapeutic target.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Julia Hoffmann
#316 Utilization of Gene Network Graph Topology with Inference Relevance Analysis Delineates G Protein-coupled Receptor Pathways and CREB Targets in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasia
Introduction: Despite an increasing incidence, a paucity of biological information has led to major limitations in identification of plausible therapeutic targets for small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SINETs)
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
#1463 Graph-Theoretic Definition of Neuroendocrine Disease – A Tumor Specific Mathematical Toolbox for Assessing Neoplastic Behaviour
Introduction: Widespread availability of high throughput screens has led to the rapid adaptation of mathematics in biomedicine.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
Authors: Drozdov I, Kidd M, Modlin I, ...
#387 Combined Blockade of Several Signalling Pathways Shows Marked Anti-Tumor Potential in Two Novel Mouse Phaeochromocytoma Cell Lines
Introduction: The current study explores novel targeted therapies for malignant pheochromocytomas (PCCs) and paragangliomas, utilizing a more benign (MPC) and a more malignant (MTT) PCC cell line. We have previously shown that the dual PI3K/mTORC1 inhibitor NVP-BEZ235 significantly reduced MPC and MTT cell viability, but increased ERK signalling.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Svenja Noelting
#1003 Signalling Pathways in Bronchial Neuroendocrine Tumor Disease and Its Translation to Innovative Targets: The New Kid on the Block
Introduction: Bronchial neuroendocrine neoplasias comprise a wide spectrum of well-differentiated tumors (typical/atypical carcinoids) to undifferentiated carcinomas such as small (SCLC) and large cell (LC) neuroendocrine carcinomas with a fatal prognosis. Therapeutic options are unsatisfactory.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: PD Dr. Patricia Grabowski
#1377 Metastatic Neuro Endocrine Tumors: Epidemiological Characteristics, Management and Prognostics Factors. Results from an Inter-Regional Network in France between Upper and Lower Normandy
Introduction: Metastatic neuro-endocrine tumors (MNETs) are rare and their management are complex. To standardize therapeutic strategies in France, a national network of clinicians (RENATEN) has been created, composed of 17 expert centres.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Doctor Maxime Lesouef
#1895 Prospective Study on the Impact of a Multi-Institutional NET-Specific Multidisciplinary Tumor Board on Individual Treatment Plans
Introduction: A multi-institutional health network (nine hospitals) was set up in the Belgian Antwerp-Waasland region for the multidisciplinary care of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET) patients, called “NETwerk”. Local multidisciplinary teams refer all GEP-NET patients to be discussed among specialists, experienced in NET diagnostics and treatment, at a NET specific multidisciplinary tumorboard (MDT).
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Prof. Marc Peeters
#1896 Launching NETwerk: Diagnosis and Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumors within a Multi-Institutional Collaboration in the Region of Antwerp-Waasland in Belgium
Introduction: Centralizing cancer services is one way to improve global outcome for cancer patients but brings along that patients must be motivated to travel and that doctors of local hospitals get deprived of the diagnostic and treatment skills. The alternative way is to centrally coordinate cancer services across different hospitals. In this scenario, local multidisciplinary teams refer all patients to be discussed among cancer specialists. This continuous feed-back system also creates the opportunity to propose additional more specific and sensitive examinations for individual patients which would introduce the end of local substandard treatment.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Prof. Marc Peeters
#2091 Differential Signalling Pathways Drive Therapeutic Resistance in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Most of the current therapeutic strategies used for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are insufficient due to poor knowledge of these tumours. Despite showing differentiated features, NETs often exhibit therapeutic resistance to common treatments similarly to other cancers. Although signalling abnormalities have been reported, molecular mechanisms responsible for this resistance phenomenon are yet to be understood.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr David Romano
Authors: Romano D, Gerard C, Poizat F, Niccoli P, ...