Abstract Prizes 2010

Abstract Prizes 2010 Clinical Research

First prize: M. Khan, et al, United Kingdom. EpCam expression and detection of circulating tumor cells in neuroendocrine tumors

Second prize: C. Binderup, et al, Denmark. The use of F-18-FDG-PET for patients with neuroendocrine tumors

Third prize: S. Grozinsky-Glasberg, et al, Israel. Peptide receptor radioligand therapy (PRRT) is an effective treatment for the long-term stabilization of malignant gastrinomas


Abstract Prizes 2010 Basic science related to cancer biology

First prize: C. Thirlwell, et al, United Kingdom. Genome-wide DANN methylation profiling of pancreatic  neuroendocrine tumors identifieds distinct methylation profiles and differentially methylated gene promoter regions associated with low, medium and high grade tumors

Second prize: A. Kasajima, et al, Germany. Expression of components of the mTOR pathway in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Third prize: D. Swarts, et al, The Netherlands. Deletions of 11q21-q25 are associated with atypical lung carcinoids and a poor clinical outcome