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#20 Paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2) auto-antibodies as biomarkers for early small intestine neuroendocrine tumors detection
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) comprise well-differentiated NET (benign carcinoid), well-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (malignant carcinoid) and poorly differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC). The majority of NET patients have developed liver metastases at the time of diagnosis and surgery is then seldom curative. Novel predictive, diagnostic and prognostic markers are thus needed to improve our capabilities to diagnose and cure these tumors. We have previously identified six novel marker genes for neuroendocrine tumor cells by using Affymetrix microarrays and advanced bioinformatics. One of this markers, the paraneoplastic antigen Ma2 (PNMA2), which is normally expressed only in nervous tissue, can in the process of carcinogenesis be detected in tumors located outside the nervous system. The finding that Ma2 is expressed in small intestine neuroendocrine primary tumors and their metastases made it interesting to screen whether antibodies against Ma2 are present in the serum of NET patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: PhD Valeria Giandomenico
Authors: Cui T, Elgue G, Li S C, Hurtig M, ...
#174 Loss of Expression of the DNA Mismatch Repair Proteins MLH1 and MSH2 is Rare in Pancreatic and Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Loss of expression of the DNA mismatch repair (MMR) proteins MLH1 and MSH2, which is known to correlate strongly with MSI, has not been well studied in pancreatic or small intestinal NETs.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel Rayson
Authors: Rayson D, Arnason T, Sapp H, Barnes P, ...
#3027 Impact of Small Cell (SC) versus (vs.) Non-Small Cell (nSC) Morphology on Outcomes of Patients (pts) with Extra-Pulmonary, Poorly Differentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (EP-PD-NEC)
Introduction: The 2018 SEER data indicates EP-PD-NEC morphology (SC vs. nSC) may impact patient outcomes.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Melissa Frizziero
#28 Prognostic Clinicopathologic Factors in Longitudinally Followed Patients with Metastatic Small Bowel Carcinoid
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors demonstrate heterogeneous behavior based upon site of origin and specific histology. Even after controlling for anatomic location, disease stage and histologic grade, registry studies show persistent diversity of outcome in patients with midgut carcinoid.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr. Thomas Curran
#493 Pasireotide and Octreotide LAR Was an Effective Combination in a Patient with Small Intestinal NET with Hypokalemia and a High Level of VIP
Introduction: Small Intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are argentaffin-positive tumors that progress slowly.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Gordana Kozlovacki
#720 Small-Cell Carcinoma of the Gallbladder: Case Report and Review of Literature
Introduction: Small-cell carcinomas arising in the gallbladder are extremely rare and aggressive tumors, which metastasize early, and have very poor prognosis. This histologic type of gallbladder carcinoma is more common in women than in men, usually coexists with lithiasis, and has a highly aggressive clinical behavior.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Georgia Georgiou
#376 Resection of Primary Tumor Improves Survival in Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Single Center Experience
Introduction: Small bowel neuroendocrine tumors are uncommon tumors with an incidence of <0.5-1 per 100,000 population/year. We report on the survival rates of patients who had the primary tumor resected, to see whether primary tumor removal improves outcome.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan
#1608 Improving Outcomes for Patients with Resectable Small Bowel NET Tumours; Five Year Experience from a Tertiary Centre
Introduction: There remains controversy about which patients benefit from removal of their primary small bowel tumour and whether this should be performed in a specialist tertiary referral hospital as an elective procedure.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Khalil Elgendy
Authors: Elgendy K, Johnson S, French J, White S, ...
#2025 Health-Related Quality of Life Determinants in Swedish Patients after Surgery for Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Overall survival for patients with small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (siNETs) is often long even with metastatic disease, making quality of life issues especially relevant. The impact of surgery on their quality of life is unknown.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Anna Caterina Milanetto
#2708 Patient Reported Symptoms, Coping and Quality of Life during Somatostatin Analogue Treatment for Metastatic Small-Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Patients with metastatic small-intestinal neuroendocrine tumours (NET) have been shown to have a reduced quality of life compared to the general population and many have disabling symptoms during somatostatin analogue (SSA) treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Prof Halfdan Sorbye
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