Introduction: A-WDNETs comprise 32-57% of appendix tumors, diagnosed incidentally in 0.3-0.9% appendectomies (AP). Overall survival is good, but malignant behavior remains controversial.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Dr. John Preto
Introduction: The role of anti-angiogenic agents in GEP-NETS remains to be established. CD105 (Endoglin) identifies the TGF-ß1 receptor which is expressed on endothelial cells involved in tumor angiogenesis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Presenting Author: Dr. Carlos A. S. Soares
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are rare and heterogeneous neoplasms with a 10-year survival rate less than 30%. Up to 43% of them are driven by inactivating mutations in ATRX or DAXX. These are important players at chromatin remodeling, that when mutated prone cancer cells to initiate the alternative lengthening of telomeres (ALT). ALT phenotype correlates with in situ loss of expression of the proteins ATRX or DAXX and can be corroborated by telomere-FISH.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: DVM Tiago B Gaspar
Introduction: NETs are increasing worldwide. Epidemiological data is lacking in Portugal. The NETs Study Group of the Portuguese Endocrine Society is committed to develop a National Registry.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: MD, MSc Ana P Santos
Introduction: Cystic pancreatic endocrine tumors (CPETs) are rare lesions and their biological features have been scarcely investigated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Dr Massimo Falconi