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2058 results for "tumor side (left versus right)".
#3032 Lung Side and Site: The Importance of Location and the Prognostic Implication in Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Lung neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are classified as typical (TC) and atypical carcinoids (AT), according to their mitotic count and the presence of necrosis. However, a role for tumor side (right vs left) and location (central vs peripheric) has not been established so far.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: MD Anna La Salvia
#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, ...
#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
#2685 Apatinib Inhibits Tumor Growth and Angiogenesis in PNET Models
Introduction: Angiogenesis has a pivotal role in the growth and metastasis of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). Apatinib inhibits angiogenesis as a highly selective KDR inhibitor and has been used to treat advanced gastric cancer and malignancies in clinical settings. However, the efficacy of apatinib in PNETs remains unclear.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Shan Wu
Authors: Wu S, Zhou J, Guo J, Hua Z, ...
#3062 The Splicing Factor CELF4 Is Dysregulated in Neuroendocrine Tumors, Where It Can Enhance Aggressiveness Features
Introduction: There is increasing evidence that alterations in alternative splicing are linked to key tumor features in different cancers. Besides mutations, dysregulation of the splicing machinery would represent the main underlying cause for these alterations. Indeed, splicing dysregulation is emerging as a novel, transversal cancer hallmark, due to its association with multiple dysfunctions in tumor cells.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Emilia Alors-Pérez
#3006 Teratoma with Malignant Transformation: A Case Report of a Neuroendocrine Tumor That Arises from the Bronchial Mucosa in a Mature Cystic Teratoma
Introduction: Mature cystic teratoma (MCT) is the most common type of germ cell tumor in the ovary. A malignant tumor that arises in a pre-existing mature teratoma is called teratoma with malignant transformation (TMT).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Anna La Salvia
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
#71 Treatment of unresectable neuroendocrine liver tumors with Y-90 microsphere
Introduction: The primary therapy of liver lesions of NET is surgery but it is most possible for all patients. Selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) is a newly available method to treats liver metastases.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Seda Lacin
Authors: Kucuk O, Lacin S, Oz I, Bilgic S, ...
#82 A case of insulinoma successfully treated by means of long-acting somatostatin analogue
Introduction: Insulinoma is the most common hormonally active pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor. Effective treatment represents tumor surgery and medical therapy using diazoxide or streptozotocine. Somatostatin analogue therapy is rarely effective in this type of tumor.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Marek Bolanowski
#145 Paragangliomas: a series of five cases
Introduction: Paraganglioma is a rare extraadrenal neuroendocrine tumor, composed of chromaffin cells and arising from the neural crest. The head, neck, and retroperitoneum are the most common sites for paraganglioma.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Assoc. Professor Catalina Poiana
Authors: Poiana C, Carsote M, Paun D, Hortopan D, ...