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#2984 AGTR1 Is Overexpressed in Neuroendocrine Neoplasms, Regulates Secretion and May Serve as a Target for Molecular Imaging and Therapy
Introduction: Peptide receptor targeting has proven to be a pivotal tool for diagnostic imaging and radioligand therapy of neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), which frequently express somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) on their cell surface. However, up to 30 % of NEN patients do not benefit from SSTR-based approaches, others develop a resistance.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr. Carsten Grötzinger
Authors: Grötzinger C, Exner S, Schuldt C, Du J, ...
#2742 Anti-Tumor Effects of Semaphorin 4D Blockade Unravel a Novel Pro-Invasive Mechanism of Vascular Targeting Agents
Introduction: One of the main consequences of inhibition of neovessel growth produced by angiogenesis inhibitors is increased intratumor hypoxia. Growing evidence indicates that tumor cells escape from this hypoxic environment to better nourished locations, presenting hypoxia as a positive stimulus for invasion. Particularly, anti-VEGF/R therapies produce hypoxia-induced invasion and metastasis in a spontaneous mouse model of pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer, RIP1-Tag2.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: PhD Oriol Casanovas
#3030 Targeting CXCR4 and Thioredoxin Reductase in Theranostics of Atypical Carcinoid and Neuroendocrine Carcinoma
Introduction: Atypical carcinoid and small cell lung cancer (SCLC) are currently incurable. There is thus a critical need for new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for lung neuroendocrine neoplasms (LNEN). Chemokine receptor 4 (CXCR4), a G protein coupled receptor and theranostic target, plays a crucial role in metastases of LNEN. We hypothesize combination of thioredoxin reductase (TR) inhibitor represents a metabolic strategy to enhance cytotoxicity in peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) of LNEN.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dijie Liu
#2682 PAK4-NAMPT Dual Inhibition as a Novel Strategy for Therapy Resistant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) remain an unmet clinical need. In this study, we show that targeting both nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) and p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) could become a synthetic lethal strategy for PNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ph.D. Candidate Gabriel Mpilla
Authors: Mpilla G, Aboukameel A, Muqbil I, Kim S, ...
#2777 Tumor-to-Liver Ratio of Ga-68-DOTATOC PET/CT as a Prognostic Parameter in Metastatic, Well-Differentiated Gastroenteropancreatic-Neuroendocrine Tumor Patients Who Received Lanreotide Therapy
Introduction: Lanreotide is a long-acting somatostatin analogue with proven antitumor effect against metastatic, well-differentiated gastroenteropancreatic-neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs). Ga-68-DOTATOC PET/CT is a sensitive imaging technique for NETs by targeting somatostatin receptors.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Yong-Il Kim
Authors: Kim Y I, Yoo C, Ryoo B Y, Ryu J S, ...
#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
#2827 Characterization of Epigenetic Modulation in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNETs) represent a rare and heterogeneous tumor entity. Despite advances in therapy cancer progression and resistance mechanisms are still challenging. Recent genome wide sequencing analyses in PanNETs identified a large number of mutated genes involved in epigenetic modulation.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: MD Sebastian Krug
#2874 Role of FOXM1 in Aggressive Pancreatic / Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Carcinomas and Anti-Tumor Effect of the FOXM1 Inhibitor Thiostrepton
Introduction: DNA-targeting agents are the main treatment of aggressive pulmonary and pancreatic neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC). FOXM1 is a transcription factor controlling cell proliferation and DNA repair pathways, playing therefore an important role in tumor progression and chemoresistance.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Jerome Cros
#2898 Novel Preclinical Models of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors for Drug Screening
Introduction: The incidence of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) from the small bowel (SBNETs) has increased markedly over the past several decades. Many patients with these tumors present with metastatic disease, and research into new treatment options for these tumors have been hindered by the limited number of patient-derived SBNET cell lines and in vivo models available for drug testing.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Assistant Profes Po Hien Ear
Authors: Ear P H, Tran C, Li G, Kaemmer C, ...
#2906 Change of Lactate Transporter (MCT4) Expression in Pancreatic Microadenomas and Stages of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Metabolic changes are observed in early and late stages of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNET) in mouse models. In human PanNET, RNA-expression analysis showed changes in glucose metabolism in more aggressive PanNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr. Konstantin Bräutigam