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#2928 Survey of Challenges in Access to Diagnostics and Treatment for Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Patients (SCAN) – Assessment of Early Diagnosis
Introduction: SCAN measured global readiness to provide diagnostics and treatments for NET patients in terms of awareness, availability, quality and affordability.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Teodora Kolarova
#2796 Avelumab for Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma in the Netherlands; A Nationwide Survey
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare, tumor of the skin associated with high recurrence rates and poor survival. Clinical trials have shown activity of checkpoint inhibitors targeting programmed death-(ligand)-1 (PD-(L)1). Avelumab is the only PD-L1 inhibitor that has been approved in the Netherlands for advanced/metastatic MCC (mMCC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD Sonja Levy
#2713 The Economic Impact to Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: The quality of life impact on patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and the economic burden on health systems are substantial. However, little is known about the economic burden to individual patients and families for medical out-of-pocket expenses and employment decisions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Assoc Prof David Wyld
Authors: Wyld D, Elliott T, Wakelin K, Leyden S, ...
#2686 Survivorship Care Model for Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors(NET)are rare often indolent tumors. Approximately 22% of patients (pt's) present with metastatic disease at diagnosis and can live with metastatic disease for years. These pt's often don't identify as cancer survivors and don't meet the criteria for care in traditional survivorship clinics
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: NP Angela Laffan
Authors: Laffan A, ...
#2701 Assessing the Gaps in Experience and Knowledge of Australian Primary Health Care Professionals (GPs), in Treating and Caring for the Increasing Number of Australian Neuroendocrine Tumour (NET) Patients
Introduction: Conservatively,the incidence of NETs is 7 / 000' p.a, however,the prevalence of patients living with NETs is higher,40/000',making it the 2nd most common GI malignancy after colorectal cancer.Patients are living longer,however,with impaired quality of life.Management of debilitating symptoms such as diarrhoea,fatigue,anxiety,and flushing are complex and heterogenous.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: Simone Leyden
Authors: Leyden S, Cummins M, Wakelin K, ...
#2808 Clinical Features and Quality of Life in Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors from Chile
Introduction: Clinical features of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (GEP-NETs) and their repercussions on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) have not been widely studied in Hispanic populations.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Diego Carrillo
#3077 Insights into the Practice Patterns, Challenges and the Role of a Shared Care Model in the Management of Neuroendocrine (NET) Patients in the Community
Introduction: Management of NET patients often involves a multidisciplinary approach,requiring collaboration between referring oncologists,surgeons,endocrinologists locally and NET specialty centers (NSC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Yelamanchili Radhika
Authors: Radhika Y, Chan D, Thawer A, Lo D, ...
#2751 Cross-Sectional Study Assessing the Feasibility of Using NET VITALS Communication Tool among Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumor (NET) patients have reported ineffective communication with medical providers as a barrier to quality care.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Daneng Li
Authors: Li D, Imbesi G, Yen L, Kim H, ...
#2789 The Patient Journey – Experience from Symptoms to Diagnosis among Patients with Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours (SINET)
Introduction: Patients with SINET often have diffuse symptoms delaying diagnosis. In a patient survey it was observed that 1/3 of NET patients had a time span to diagnosis of > 5 years, with a median of 52 months. Here we assess the patients’ experience during that time period.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Study Coordinato Kajsa Oberg Holgersson
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed