The Effect of Patient and Doctors Delay in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Abstract #614

Introduction: The diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) is often delayed due to the vague symptoms and rareness of the disease.
Aim(s): To investigate the association of delay in diagnosis and stage, grade, symptoms, primary site of the tumor and survival in patients with low-grade NET.
Materials and methods: We collected data of 216 patients who were referred to the NKI-AVL between 2003 and 2009. The start date and nature of the first symptoms, the first referral to a specialist and the date of NET diagnosis were reported in order to calculate two types of delay: patient (first symptoms to first referral to the specialist) and total delay (first symptoms to diagnosis). Linear regression analyses and Kaplan-Meier curves were performed to examine the association between patients characteristics, delays and survival.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr Catharina M Korse

To read results and conclusion, please login ...

Further abstracts you may be interested in

#2682 PAK4-NAMPT Dual Inhibition as a Novel Strategy for Therapy Resistant Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) remain an unmet clinical need. In this study, we show that targeting both nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase (NAMPT) and p21-activated kinase 4 (PAK4) could become a synthetic lethal strategy for PNET.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Ph.D. Candidate Gabriel Mpilla
Authors: Mpilla G, Aboukameel A, Muqbil I, Kim S, ...
#2683 Clinicopathological Features and Prognostic Analysis of 227 Cases with Well-Differentiated Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms (g-NENs) are a group of rare tumors with a strong heterogeneity, subdivided as well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NETs, type 1-3 g-NETs) and poorly-differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma(NECs). WHO classification(2019) for digestive system tumours has carried out a new classification and grading criteria for NENs of the gastrointestinal tract recently, there is very few relevant clinical data based on this new classification, especially for gastric NETs(g-NETs).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Yuanliang Li
Authors: Li Y, Tan H, Jie C, Jie L, ...
#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, ...
#2686 Survivorship Care Model for Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors(NET)are rare often indolent tumors. Approximately 22% of patients (pt's) present with metastatic disease at diagnosis and can live with metastatic disease for years. These pt's often don't identify as cancer survivors and don't meet the criteria for care in traditional survivorship clinics
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: NP Angela Laffan
Authors: Laffan A, ...
#2689 Correlation between Immunohistochemical Markers Expression and Lymph Node Metastasis in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: A Nation-Wide 10-Year Retrospective Clinical Epidemiological Study in China
Introduction: Previous research on the correlation between different pathological features and the development of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NENs) is rare in China.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Huan Yang
Authors: Yang H, Shi S, Zhang S, Ji Y, ...