Prognostic and predictive biomarkers in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Highlights from the "2013 ASCO gastrointestinal cancers symposium". San Francisco, CA, USA. january 24-26, 2013

Ryan Stevenson, Steven K. Libutti, Muhammad Wasif Saif

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Abstract

Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are a diverse group of tumors that derive from epithelial cells with neuroendocrine differentiation. Gastroenteropancreatic NETs are a subset of NET that arise from the gastrointestinal tract. The natural history and prognosis varies widely between different gastroenteropancreatic NETs, highlighting the importance of identifying accurate prognostic and predictive biomarkers. At the 2013 ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, De Braud et al. (Abstract #186) and Bellister et al. (Abstract #163) present data on two new possible biomarkers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Pancreas
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Hepatology
  • Endocrinology

Keywords

  • Biological markers
  • Gastro-enteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
  • Human
  • PHLPP2 protein
  • Succinate dehydrogenase

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