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#1767 International Patient Survey of Physical, Emotional and Informational Challenges when Living with NETs: Understanding the Unmet Needs
Introduction: The usefulness of information sources used by NET patients is rarely explored by patient surveys of disease burden/impact on daily living, and may be key to optimizing care.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid Khan
Authors: Khan M, Majdi A, Goldstein G, Mellar K, ...
#2075 Phase 1 Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Study of APOC, a New Controlled Release Formulation (CRF) of 15mg Octreotide Acetate in Healthy Male Volunteers
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) are considered the gold standard for systemic therapy of advanced neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Octreotide is one of the SSAs most widely used in long-term therapies of NETs. There is increasing evidence that clinical benefits could be obtained with higher SSAs circulating levels but remain unreachable with current products without impacting significantly the quality of life of the patients. APOC is a new injectable controlled release technology containing Octreotide invented and developed by Ascil-Biopharm and designed to cover specifically these clinical unmet needs. It is presented as ready-to-use and can easily be manufactured at selected doses and durations in prefilled syringe.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Rosa Maria Antonijoan Arbós
#2087 Prospective, Multi-Center, Open Label, Phase Study II of APOC, a New Controlled Release 15mg Octreotide Acetate, for the Treatment of Advanced NETs
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SSAs) are the cornerstone of systemic therapy of advanced NETs. The efficacy controlling hormone release and tumor growth together with the favorable toxicity profile have positioned SSAs as upfront therapy. Despite of second-line therapies including targeted agents, chemotherapy and radiolabeled peptides have demonstrated activity controlling tumor growth, the less favorable toxicity profiles become a usual discussion with patients (pts) to preserve the quality of life (QoL). Additionally, from concordant flow of evidences clinical benefits could be obtained with higher SSAs circulating levels but remain unreachable with current products. APOC is a new controlled release ready-to-use convenient therapeutic, designed to cover specifically these clinical unmet needs.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr Jaume Capdevila
#2230 Does Somatostatin Receptor (SSR) Positive Tumor Volume Determined on Ga68 DOTANOC PET/CT in Patients with Paraganglioma (PGL)/Pheochromocytoma(PCC) Correlate with Biomarkers? An Explorative Study
Introduction: SSR PET/CT is used in workup of pts with PCC/ PGL. Correlation of tumour burden on PET & biomarkers 24 hr Urine Metanephrines (UMET), normetanephrine (UNMET), UMET:creatinine ratio (MET:Crea),UNMET:creatinine (UNMET:crea) & Chromogranin A (CGA) has not been done.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Dr Rachelle Steyn
Authors: Steyn R, Prasad V, ...
#1217 The Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patient (pt) Perspective: Results from the First Global NET Pt Survey - A Collaboration Between the International Neuroendocrine Cancer Alliance (INCA) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Introduction: Despite a rising incidence of NETs, few studies document the NET pt experience. We present data on quality of life (QoL) and the global NET pt perspective.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Dr John Leyden
Keywords: Quality of life
#1737 The Role of MAPK-Signalling in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: Upon diagnosis, 65% of pNET patients suffer from metastatic or locally unresectable disease. The receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor sunitinib and the mTOR inhibitor everolimus have set precedence for successful targeted therapies in pNET disease. However, response prediction and treatment alternatives still do not meet medical needs. Recent studies revealed mutations in RAS oncogenes in a fraction of tumours, emphasising a potential role of the MAPK pathway as therapeutic target.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Julia Hoffmann
#1799 Pilot Electronic Survey to Locate Nurses Caring for NET Patients in Europe.
Introduction: There is an assumed variance in the roles nurses have in looking after NET patients, and the different levels of knowledge.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: ...none of the above
Presenting Author: Philippa Davies
#2032 Current Educational Strategies Used by Nurses Caring for NET Patients: Electronic Survey across 25 Countries
Introduction: The ENETS Nurse Group performed a short pilot survey in 2015 to locate nurses who take care of NET patients and to explore NET nurse education needs. The results of this survey were used to design a more detailed electronic survey.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Philippa Davies
#125 Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study
Introduction: Ectopic hormone-secreting phaeochromocytomas are rare and only small reports of 1-2 cases exist in the literature. In the past, this condition has been linked with increased malignancy, familial syndromes and ACTH secretion.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Bruno Carnaille
#130 Lanreotide Autogel for malignant carcinoid syndrome: an 8-year experience
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues provide symptomatic relief in carcinoid syndrome and recently have been shown to inhibit tumor growth in metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Lanreotide compounds are reported to have similar efficacy to Octreotide compounds. There is limited long-term data available on Lanreoitde Autogel.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan