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58 results for "temozolomide".
#2699 Dacarbazine- or Temozolomide-Based Chemotherapy in Metastatic Digestive Neuroendocrine Carcinomas in Post First-line Chemotherapy: A Retrospective Multicentric Study of the French Group of Endocrine Tumours (GTE)
Introduction: First-line chemotherapy in metastatic neuroendocrine carcinomas (NEC) is based on etoposide and platinum. However, there is no standard for second line treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Thomas Couronne
Authors: Couronne T, Fine C, Hadoux J, Lecomte T, ...
#2919 Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGITG) CONTROL NET Study: Phase II Studies of Lu-Octreotate Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (LuTate PRRT) +/- Capecitabine, Temozolomide (CAPTEM) or CAPTEM Alone for Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs
Introduction: Chemotherapy is often combined with PRTT to treat NETs of pancreatic or midgut origin (pNET/mNET) based on the principle of radiosensitization.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: A/Prof Nick Pavlakis
#2703 Carcinoid Heart Disease: A Retrospective Study and a Multidisciplinary Proposal of a New Algorithm
Introduction: Development of carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is the major negative prognostic factor in patients with the carcinoid syndrome. The only effective treatment is valve replacement. However, the selection of candidates and determination of optimal timing remain unclear. Considerable variability in local treatment strategies exist
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Aicha Bengueddach
#2878 Surgical Management of Neuroendocrine Tumor-Associated Liver Metastases
Introduction: Liver metastasis is common among patients who suffer from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Radical surgery is the standard treatment whenever possible but there is still controversies concerning the treatment strategies such as resection of the primary, role of debulking surgery, liver transplantation (LT) and neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapies.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Aicha Bengueddach
#2904 Prognosis and Management of Advanced Digestive Well-Differentiated Grade 3 Neuroendocrine Tumors (G3 NETs): A NET-CONNECT Study Performed in Four Expert Centers
Introduction: G3 NETs are rare tumors with poorly defined prognosis and management.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr Louis de Mestier
#3044 Efficacy of Alkylating Agent Re-challenge after Therapeutic Pause in Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNET)
Introduction: Temozolomide (TMZ) and dacarbazine (DTIC) are alkylating agents (ALK) with antitumor efficacy in metastatic PanNET. Rechallenging ALK following prior efficacy is commonly performed but has not been evaluated.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr Louis de Mestier
#62 Genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors identifies distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors
Introduction: Integration of genetics and epigenetics has emerged as a powerful approach to studying cellular differentiation (Mikkelsen et al, 2009) and tumorigenesis (Shen et al, 2007). The study of DNA methylation is of particular importance in cancer, as causal involvement has been demonstrated and it is the most stable of all epigenetic modifications, making it a desirable marker for both early detection and treatment of tumors. Hypermethylation of CpG sites in gene promoter regions leads to decreased gene expression; if such a gene is a tumor suppressor, this leads to carcinogenesis. To date, there have been no studies of genome-wide DNA methylation profiling of NETs. This study sets out to determine the DNA methylation profiles of low, intermediate and high grade pancreatic NET liver metastases with the intention of identifying dysregulated biological pathways in the development of these tumors. A protocol for the analysis formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissue (FFPE) has also been developed in order to study these tumors in significant numbers following this pilot study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Christina Thirlwell
#114 Downstaging of a gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor after combination therapy of temozolomide, Bevacizumab and long-acting somatostatin analogs
Introduction: Patients with gastroenteropancreatic endocrine (GEP) tumors and progressive disease have been treated with several chemotherapeutic regimens with variable responses and considerable toxicity. Recent studies have shown that GEP tumors may respond to therapy with anti-angiogenic agents, mainly as a result of their increased vascularity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Stavroula Antoniou
#151 Rationale for combining mTOR with other targeted agents in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are aggressive and incurable with standard treatment. Many cellular targets are being evaluated in this patient population, including mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR), a kinase that is the central regulator of several signaling pathways related to cell growth, angiogenesis, and bioenergetics. Because mTOR serves as a neoplastic switch activated by many cancer-related mutations, mTOR inhibition may have broad efficacy across tumor types, including NETs. Somatostatin analogs (SSAs) have long been used to treat carcinoid symptoms in NET patients. The SSA octreotide long-acting release (LAR) demonstrated significant antitumor effects against advanced midgut NETs in the phase III PROMID study.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kjell Öberg
Authors: Öberg K, Yao J C, ...
#173 Temozolomide in Metastatic Bronchial Carcinoids
Introduction: Metastatic bronchial carcinoids are rare neoplasms, where efforts of medical treatment thus far have been disappointing. Temozolomide has, however, shown some activity in a small prior study.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Daniel P Lindholm