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403 results for "tumour stroma".
#2684 Tumour-Infiltrating Neutrophils Predict Poor Survival of Non-Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients after Curative Resection
Introduction: Non-functional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NF-PanNETs) are steadily increasing in prevalence and present several clinical challenges.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Wuhu Zhang
Authors: Zhang W, Wang W
#2911 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms and GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumours: A Single-Institution Experience of a Rare Association and Review of the Literature
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (pNENs) and gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are both rare neoplasms, and they have an estimated incidence of about 1/100,000 per year and about 1-1.5/100,000 per year, respectively.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Anna Caterina Milanetto
#3003 The Proinflammatory Molecule, VAP-1, Is Enriched in the Stroma of Midgut NETs and Plaques of Carcinoid Heart Disease Valves
Introduction: Vascular adhesion protein-1 (VAP-1) is a novel driver of tissue inflammation and fibrosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Chris Weston
Authors: Shah T, Sagar V, Neil D, Liu B, ...
#2999 Aberrant Tryptophan Metabolism in Stromal Cells Is Associated with Mesenteric Fibrosis in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Increased levels of serotonin secretion are associated with mesenteric fibrosis (MF) in small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs). However, only a proportion of patients with increased serotonin production will develop mesenteric fibrosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Drs. Anela Blazevic
#3002 Quality of Life, Tumour Heterogeneity and Biomarker Levels in Patients with Progressive Pancreatic or Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumours: Baseline Data from CLARINET FORTE
Introduction: Lanreotide autogel (LAN) 120 mg every (q)28 days (standard regimen) improves progression-free survival vs placebo in patients with advanced, somatostatin receptor-positive (SSTR+) gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Prof. Philippe Ruszniewski
#2982 Comprehensive Molecular Analysis Identifies Driver Mutations in Metastases of Sporadic Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumours of the Small Intestine
Introduction: Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours (SI-NETs) represent a heterogenous group of tumours. The molecular mechanisms which contribute to progression of SI-NETs are poorly elucidated. They are considered to be molecularly distinct from neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs), which share oncogenic pathways with adenocarcinomas.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs, Omics
Presenting Author: Drs Kris Samsom
#3042 The Use of Total Parenteral Nutrition in a Series of Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours in United Kingdom and the Netherlands
Introduction: There are controversies about the use of total parental nutrition (TPN) in patients with cancer. Currently data regarding TPN use in patients with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are lacking.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD Dominique Clement
#2776 The Effects of Somatostatin Analogues on HbA1c and BMI in the Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumours
Introduction: Long acting somatostatin analogues (SSA) are the most commonly used drugs in the management of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) due to their ability to control symptoms and prolong survival. SSAs use is associated with changes in glucose metabolism. However, there is lack of data for such effects in patients with NETs. We evaluated the effects of SSA on BMI and HbA1c in our cohort of patients with NETs.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: MBBS Kishen Patel
Authors: Patel K, Nahar A, Elhassan Y, Shah T, ...
#2797 Assessment of Quality of Life in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours: Results of a Systematic Literature Review
Introduction: Health related quality of life (HRQoL) is increasingly important as a concept reflecting the patients’ perspective in conjunction with the disease presentation severity and treatment. Understanding the impact of treatment on neuroendocrine tumour (NET) patients’ HRQoL is paramount given the nature of the disease.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Dr Persefoni Ioannou
#2800 Thymosin Beta 4 Is an Autocrine Mitogen for Neuroendocrine Tumour Cells
Introduction: The most commonly used NET marker chromogranin A, has a sensitivity between 60-90% and a specificity of less than 50%, hence better NET markers are needed. Previous secretome analysis using BON1, NCI-H727 and SHP-77 cell lines has led to the discovery of various candidate NET markers. One such marker is Thymosin Beta 4 (TB4). TB4 is a small 43 amino acid intracellular peptide first isolated from bovine thymus tissue.TB4 or its oxidised form TB4SO are thought to play a role in various aspects of cancer biology including tumour invasion, metastasis and apoptosis.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ponni Balasundaram