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#2732 Prostate Metastasis of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma in a Young Patient with MEN2B Syndrome
Introduction: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 2B is associated with particularly early onset medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Metastatic MTC is the leading cause of early death in MEN2B. The usual sites of metastasis are neck, mediastinum, lung, liver, bone and brain.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Jane Noble
#3074 Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma and DIPNECH: An Unexpected Association
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a neuroendocrine tumour of the C-cells of thyroid gland. Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cells hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare condition, thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process which can develop into carcinoid tumours.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Joana Lima Ferreira
#2813 Clinical Presentation and Prognosis of Patients with Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) is a rare type of tumor that originates from parafollicular C-cells and accounts for 3–4% of all malignant thyroid neoplasms. MTC presents as sporadic (75–80%) or inherited tumors (20–25%). Hereditary MTC is part of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Federica de Cicco
#2978 Policy Barriers to Increasing Access to Radioligand Therapy for Neuroendocrine Cancers
Introduction: Radioligand therapy is a relatively new treatment approach used in a small number of neuroendocrine cancers and has been shown to improve overall survival and quality of life. Yet because it uses radioactivity, there are particular barriers to its greater integration into cancer care. As neuroendocrine cancers are rare, it is all the more urgent that these barriers be understood and overcome so that this treatment modality can become available to all patients who may benefit.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Christine Merkel
#2697 Telephonic Communication in Palliative Care for Better Management of Terminal Cancer Patients in Rural India - A NGO Based Approach
Introduction: Due to financial incapability and absence of manpower poor families often fail to carry their advanced cancer patients to the nodal centres.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Nabanita Mandal
Authors: Mandal N, ...
Keywords: cancer
#2958 The Blood-based Multigenomic NETest Accurately Identifies Neuroendocrine Transformed Prostate Cancer
Introduction: Neuroendocrine differentiation and an aggressive phenotype is an important feature of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). Current biomarkers are unable to detect these advanced, treatment refractory variants.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
#2910 Virotherapy Shows Promising Efficacy in Neuroendocrine Cancers
Introduction: So far, there have been only two clinical studies using virotherapeutics to treat neuroendocrine cancers (NCT00314925 & NCT02749331). Notably, none of these approaches employed a clinically approved virotherapeutic compound.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Prof. Ulrich M. Lauer
#2724 Overall Survival and Progression Free Survival of Patients with Large Cell Neuroendocrine Lung Cancer and Combined Large Cell Neuroendocrine Lung Cancer Treated in Clinical Stage I-IV
Introduction: Large cell neuroendocrine cancer (LCNEC) is characterized rare incidence and poor prognosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: Anna Łowczak
#3079 Novel Symptoms and Therapy of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
Introduction: MEN1 is a rare autosomal inherited disease with hallmark of hyperparathyroidism, duodenopancreatic NENs and pituitary tumor.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Jian-An Bai
Authors: Bai J A, Tang Q, ...
#2960 Epidemiological Characteristics of Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Retrospective Analysis of a Single Centre
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a small heterogeneous group of cancers, developing from the neuroendocrine system. NETs may include functional or non-functional tumors; moreover, they may be familial and have further associated tumors.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Ivana Puliafito