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698 results for "symptom control".
#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 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Prof Halfdan Sorbye
#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, ...
#2930 Treatment of the Pinealoma: Experience from a Rare Case
Introduction: Pinealoma is an extremely rare type of neuroendocrine tumor without evidence-based systemic therapy.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Liu M, Chen L, Guo Y, ...
#2776 The Effects of Somatostatin Analogues on HbA1c and BMI in the Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Long acting somatostatin analogues (SSA) are the most commonly used drugs in the management of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) due to their ability to control symptoms and prolong survival. SSAs use is associated with changes in glucose metabolism. However, there is lack of data for such effects in patients with NETs. We evaluated the effects of SSA on BMI and HbA1c in our cohort of patients with NETs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: MBBS Kishen Patel
Authors: Patel K, Nahar A, Elhassan Y, Shah T, ...
#2889 Transcatheter Arterial Embolization (TAE) of NEN Metastases: Efficacy and Predictors of Response
Introduction: Transcatheter-Arterial embolization (TAE) is an established regional, palliative treatment option for liver metastases in patients (pts) with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Eleni Armeni
#2696 Difficulties in Providing Palliative Care in Rural India (West Bengal) – Experience of an NGO
Introduction: As in any developing countries state of West Bengal in India has a huge burden of cancer patients in advanced stage coming from rural area where awareness regarding the usefulness of palliative care in rather poor.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
#2761 Diagnosis and Management of Insulinomas. The Use of Current Practices in Pakistan
Introduction: Insulinomas are rare functional and benign neuroendocrine tumors of Pancreas.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Arooj Fatima
Authors: Fatima A, Zaidi S S A, ...
#2817 METNET: A Phase II Trial of Metformin in Patients with Well Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Preclinical studies have suggested that metformin has antitumor effects, likely due to blockage of mTOR pathway through AMPK and decreased insulin levels. A retrospective study showed that metformin combined with everolimus to treat related hyperglycemia offered longer progression-free survival (PFS) in patients (pts) with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Prof Rachel Riechelmann
#3023 The Major Role of Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET)-Specialist Nurse in Improving NET Patients Disease-related QoL - Preliminary Data
Introduction: There is increasing evidence regarding the key role of dedicated specialist nurses in the treatment of cancer patients. Nurse coordinators serves as an available, accessible and knowledgeable resource for both patient and patient's family, more than the general registered nurses. They know better how to control symptoms and work as team players with multiple care providers.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: MPH Ilanit Emily Tal
#2757 Effectiveness of Lanreotide 120 mg (LAN) in Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (panNET) in Routine Clinical Practice
Introduction: PanNETs are the second most common type of tumour of the pancreas. Most patients have metastatic disease at diagnosis with median survival ranges from 2 to 5 years. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) control symptoms and reduce tumour growth in panNET. In the panNET subgroup of the CLARINET study, lanreotide autogel 120 mg reduced the relative risk of progression or death by more than 40% compared with placebo at week 96.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: doctor Guillermo de La Cruz