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#3025 Phase-II Trials of Pazopanib in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasia (NEN): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Introduction: Several Phase-II trials have been designed to evaluate Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor (TKI) and in particular Pazopanib in Neuroendocrine Neoplasia (NEN) but it’s efficacy is not yet demonstrated in a randomized Phase III trial.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr. Alberto Bongiovanni
#2773 Impact on Outcome in Patients (pts) with Advanced Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (NENs) Included in Prospective Clinical Trials (CT)
Introduction: Access to CT offers cancer pts the opportunity to receive new treatments and better monitoring of efficacy and toxicity. The increase of systemic therapy options in advanced NENs has relegated the inclusion of pts in CT to later lines of treatment as suggested in most guidelines.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD PhD Jorge Hernando-Cubero
#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
#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
#2876 Efficacy of Surufatinib in Western Patients (pts) with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PanNETs)
Introduction: Surufatinib is a targeted inhibitor of tyrosine kinases VEGFR1, 2, & 3, FGFR1, and CSF-1R. The safety profile was favorable in 2 completed studies (NCT02133157, NCT02267967) conducted in China. A recent phase 3 placebo controlled study (NCT02588170) confirmed safety, and demonstrated superior efficacy (PFS: 9.2 v 3.8 months) of Surufatinib in Chinese pts with advanced extra-pancreatic NETs (epNET).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Medical Writer Kimberly Louis
Authors: Dasari A, Paulson S, Sung M, Tucci C, ...
#2804 Claudin-18 Is a Sensitive and a Specific Marker for Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Antibody-based cancer therapies are emerging as promising therapeutics in oncology, including one in clinical trials that targets claudin-18, a protein expressed in normal gastric epithelium and some gastric adenocarcinoma. We currently have no markers for gastric well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NETs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Housestaff Mary Wong
Authors: Wong M, Huynh C, Kim S, Dhall D, ...
#2823 Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy in Rectal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) arising from the rectum are more common in the Asian population. Current treatment options include somatostatin analogues, chemotherapy, and more recently, peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT). Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been shown to be effective in the treatment of advanced gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) tumours with minimal adverse effects. Studies have also suggested that rectal NETs show good response to PRRT, better than GEP NETs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Wei Ying Tham
Authors: Tham W Y, Huang H L, Tai W M D, Yan X S, ...
#2829 Everolimus-Induced Pneumonitis in Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Multinational Study on Risk Factors and Outcomes
Introduction: The incidence and risk factors for everolimus-induced pneumonitis (EiP) have been poorly studied in patients (pts) with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) outside of clinical trials.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD Rodrigo G Taboada
#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, ...
#2846 Whole Genome DNA Methylation Profiling Identifies Neuroendocrine Tumor Origin
Introduction: Determining the origin of a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) of unknown primary can be challenging. Liver metastases can originate from any organ in the body, while pulmonary NETs can be metastases but also primary tumors. This especially holds true for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 patients, who often have multiple primary pancreatic and intestinal NETs. It is important to know the origin of the primary tumor since resection or ablation is crucial in case of treatment with curative intent. Furthermore, the site of origin determines prognosis, treatment options and eligibility for clinical trials.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Wenzel M Hackeng