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1391 results for "solid tumors".
#2142 Preliminary Safety and Efficacy of Rovalpituzumab Tesirine in Patients with Delta-Like Protein 3-Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors
Introduction: Rovalpituzumab tesirine (Rova-T™) is an antibody-drug conjugate targeting delta-like protein 3 (DLL3), an atypical Notch receptor family ligand expressed in high-grade neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: PhD Jennifer Wietzke
#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
#19 Antitumor activity of Pasireotide (SOM230) alone and in combination with Everolimus (RAD001) in DU-145 human prostate cancer model
Introduction: Pasireotide (SOM230) is a novel multi-receptor ligand somatostatin analogue with high affinity for somatostatin receptor subtypes sst1,2,3 and sst5. Like octreotide, which binds primarily to sst2, it inhibits hypersecretion of hormones from patients with functional pituitary tumors and gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine (GEP/NET) tumors. In addition, tumor shrinkage has been observed with both compounds in patients with acromegaly, Cushing’s disease and GEP/NETs, but its tumor-reducing mechanism of action has so far not been revealed. In patients with breast and liver cancer, octreotide had little or no antitumor activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Herbert A. Schmid
Authors: Schmid H A, Chiara L, Nuciforo P, ...
#1042 The Challenge of Differential Diagnosis of Solid Pancreatic Lesions in Von Hippel-Lindau. Case Report
Introduction: Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) is an hereditary syndrome, characterized by a predisposition to develop benign and malignant tumors. Pancreatic involvement is present in 35-70% of cases and include cystic (simple cyst, serous cystoadenoma, mucinous tumor or IPMN) and solid lesions (neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN), metastatic mass or pancreatic adenocarcinoma). Finally, a solid-type serous cystoadenoma (SSCA) has been reported. Differential diagnosis of these lesions may be difficult.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Alessandra Zilli
#32 Pancreatic cystic endocrine tumors: a different morphological entity associated with a less aggressive behavior.
Introduction: Cystic pancreatic endocrine tumors (CPETs) are rare lesions and their biological features have been scarcely investigated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Massimo Falconi
#76 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic and hepatic lesions
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a new promising tool for the characterization of pancreatic lesions. This technique allows for highlighting the micro-vascularization of a lesion, especially with the use of second generation contrast media, characterized by harmonic responses at low acoustic pressures. Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET)s were reported to have a peculiar behavior at CEUS, consisting of a higher enhancement compared to normal pancreas in the arterial phase and a rapid washout.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Francesco Milone
#328 Report of Two First-Degree Relatives with Appendix Carcinoid and Review of the Literature
Introduction: Appendix endocrine tumors have an incidence of 2-3 patient/millon/year. They are more common in women, diagnosed incidentally during appendectomies.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Claudia Bestani
#349 Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) Of The Esophagus In A Patient With MEN-1 And-Related Pancreatic Gastrinoma
Introduction: Both Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1; OMIM #613733)-related-gastrinomas and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs; OMIM #606764) are rare neoplasms and their association has been rarely reported so far.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi
#426 An Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) in a Patient with MEN-1 Related Pancreatic Gastrinoma
Introduction: Both multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1)-related-gastrinomas and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) are rare neoplasms, and their association has been rarely reported.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi
#96 Expression of components of the mTOR pathway in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Recently, the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors have entered late phase clinical trials in a broad variety of solid human malignancies, including neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Since these drugs will certainly be used as routine therapeutics in the near future, it is surprising that information on the exact expression patterns of mTOR and its downstream target 4EBP1 in NETs is still lacking.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Atsuko Kasajima
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