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#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
#2754 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Symptomatic Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH)
Introduction: DIPNECH is characterized by a proliferation of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and multifocal neuroendocrine tumorlets and/or tumors. Although usually indolent, DIPNECH can cause chronic cough and dyspnea. There is very limited information on treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#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, ...
#2840 A Real-World Study of Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome at King’s College Hospital on Long-Term Telotristat Therapy
Introduction: Telotristat ethyl is a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor that has been shown to be effective against symptoms of carcinoid syndrome refractory to standard somatostatin analogue therapy by directly inhibiting serotonin production. While clinical trials have established short-term efficacy of the drug, we report an exploratory real-world study of 15 patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumours on long-term Telotristat (median duration=8 months).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Doctor Shweta Hota
Authors: Hota S, Cananea E, Martin W, Clement D, ...
#2811 Improving Diagnosis Times as Part of the Transformation of the South Wales NET Service
Introduction: Transformation of the South Wales NET service in late 2017 introduced new specialised staff, gastroenterology-led clinics and improved MDTs with a particular emphasis on educating referring specialties. This has led to improved overall patient experience, satisfaction and quality of life. NETs are recognised world-wide for their lengthy diagnosis times.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Kapish Amin
#3018 Real-Life Data for Telotristat Ethyl in Resistant-to-Treatment Carcinoid Syndrome: Is It Efficacious in Carcinoid Flushing as Well?
Introduction: Results from clinical trials with telotristat ethyl (TE) are really encouraging about its role in carcinoid syndrome-associated diarrhoea, however, its efficacy in flushing has been equivocal.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Dr Julian Gertner
Keywords: telotristat
#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
#2901 Data is Power - Registry Experience at an ENETS COE
Introduction: The collection of anonymised data for patients with neuroendocrine tumours is necessary for the ongoing improvement of patient care and research/clinical trials.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Annette Hogg
Authors: Hogg A, Stell A, Marusic P, Sinnott R, ...
#2997 Benefits of 177Lu-DOTATATE in Patients with Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumours: Case Reports from Two Patients with High Disease Burden
Introduction: In the NETTER-1 study, peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) with 177Lu-DOTATATE increased progression-free survival (PFS) and time to deterioration in quality of life (QoL) in patients with advanced midgut neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), compared with octreotide.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Jonathan Wadsley
Authors: Wadsley J, Shah T, ...
#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