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#23 Developing a customized database for NET in a developing country
Introduction: The establishment of a neuroendocrine registry is extremely hard in developing countries. Many patients miss follow-up after surgical procedures and many die in different hospitals with a distinct national security health system number. As in any developing country, Brazil has a large movement of people to urban areas, making the tracking of former addresses impossible for patients who were treated some years prior. Therefore, it is more feasible to evaluate a demographic distribution of neuroendocrine tumors by topography or histological subtype, but the analysis of clinical events, such as progression-free survival, disease-free survival, time to progression or overall survival, is compromised.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: PhD Bernardo Garicochea
#791 Quantification of Somatostatin Receptor Subtypes Using In Vivo PET/CT-Data, Ex Vivo Conventional Immunohistochemistry and Automated Digitized Analysis by Definiens XD Image Software
Introduction: Diagnostics and therapy of NET are significantly influenced by their somatostatin receptor (SSTR) status. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) of SSTR performed by pathologists is a time-consuming and cost-intensive procedure.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Daniel Kaemmerer
Keywords: SSTR
#34 Plasma Chromogranin A(CgA) and Urinary 5 Hydroxy-indoleacetic acid(5-HIAA) use in monitoring somatostatin analogue(SSA) therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
Introduction: Two main biochemical markers, plasma chromogranin A (CgA) and urinary 5 hydroxy-indoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) are used to aid staging and monitoring of patients with neuroendocrine (NET) tumors. Somatostatin analogues (SSA) such as octreotide and lanreotide have been used to alleviate symptoms and disease progression in NET patients. This study evaluates the use of CgA and 5HIAA in monitoring NET patients on SSA therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Andy James
Authors: Teo L, Hearn K, Bernstone G, Wright R, ...
#129 Grade according to Ki-67 or mitotic count in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are uncommon tumors with a reported incidence of 2.5-5 per 100000 population. The recent classification system of NETs proposed by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) uses both Ki-67 labelling index and mitotic index to assign grade (low, intermediate, high). It has been adopted into routine practice but there is limited data on the relationship between these indices and their effect on classification.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#167 Localization of Sporadic Neuroendocrine Tumors by Gene expression Analysis of Their Metastases
Introduction: Primary neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare and often difficult to detect, leading to diagnosis late in their development. Cases in which the primary cannot be located are denoted as CUP-Syndrome.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dipl. Biol. Nicole Posorski
#189 Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and Tissue Inhibitors of Matrix Metalloproteinases (TMIPs) in GEP NET Patients – A Potential Prognostic Biomarkers for Metastases
Introduction: MMPs have the ability to degrade the extracellular matrix and are responsible for tumor invasion and metastases. Higher TIMP-1 levels are associated with low survival rate in some types of cancer.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jolanta Blicharz-Dorniak
#310 Relationship Between Dose and Molecular Response After Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRNT) in Neuroendocrine Tumors: Preliminary Results
Introduction: PRRNT is an effective therapy option in well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors. However, there exists no study showing the ability to predict response to PRRNT on a pretherapy Ga-68 SMS-R PET/CT.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Dr. med. Richard P Baum
Keywords: dose, molecular, response
#335 Dosimetry with 111In-octreotide and Coinfusion of Amino Acids in the Prediction of Nephrotoxicity in Neuroendocrine Tumors after PRRT with 90Y-DOTATOC
Introduction: Kidneys are the critical organs in PRRT. A dosimetry protocol was implemented in an ongoing study to estimate the biological effective dose (BED) on the kidneys after 90Y-DOTATOC therapy.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sofie M.D.A. Van Binnebeek
#366 Next Generation Sequencing is a Cost Effective and Time Saving Method in Clinical Genetic Screening of Patients with Pheochromocytomas
Introduction: Pheochromocytomas are rare tumours arising from adrenal medulla. Recent findings show that about 30-40% of pheochromocytomas are caused by germline mutations in one of the ten hereto known susceptibility genes: SDHA, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, SDHAF2, RET, VHL, NF1, TMEM127 and MAD. This list of genes is constantly growing. These ten genes together consist of 128 exons and a genetic screening test is both extensive time-consuming and expensive. We introduce utilizing Next generation sequencing as a fast and cost effective method.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr. Joakim Crona
#585 Global microRNA profiling of small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) and establishment of a method to study serum microRNA expression from the same tumors
Introduction: MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important post-transcriptional regulatorsin biological processes and function either as tumor suppressors or oncogenes.
Conference:
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Su-Chen Li
Authors: Li S C, Martijn C, Essaghir A, Lloyd R, ...
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