Book 2014

Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas and Digestive Tract

From Surgery to Targeted Therapies: A Multidisciplinary Approach


ISBN: 978-2-8178-0429-3 (Print) 978-2-8178-0430-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-7

    Scintigraphy in Endocrine Tumors of the Gut

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-27

    Profiling mTOR Pathway in Neuroendocrine Tumors

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-41

    Relevance of Angiogenesis in Neuroendocrine Tumors

  5. Chapter

    Pages 43-63

    Advances with Somatostatin Analogs in Neuroendocrine Tumors; The Promise of Radionuclides in Neuroendocrine Tumors

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-75

    Streptozocin-Based Chemotherapy: Still a Standard of Care for Neuroendocrine Tumours?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 77-93

    Place of Surgical Resection in the Treatment Strategy for Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors

  8. Chapter

    Pages 95-114

    Liver-Directed Therapies in Neuroendocrine Tumors

  9. Chapter

    Pages 115-126

    Inhibition of mTOR in Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Digestive Tract

  10. Chapter

    Pages 127-140

    Angiogenesis Inhibition Using Sunitinib in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors

  11. Chapter

    Pages 141-154

    Clinical Management of Targeted Therapies in Neuroendocrine Tumours

  12. Chapter

    Pages 155-165

    Imaging of Neuroendocrine Tumors and Challenges in Response Evaluation for Targeted Therapies

  13. Chapter

    Pages 167-180

    Overcoming Resistance to Targeted Therapies: The Next Challenge in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (PNETs) Treatment

  14. Chapter

    Pages 181-198

    New Anticancer Agents in Neuroendocrine Tumors

  15. Chapter

    Pages 199-220

    Measuring the Relationship of Quality of Life and Health Status: Including Tumor Burden, Symptoms, and Biochemical Measures in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors

  16. Chapter

    Pages 221-236

    Clinical Approaches of Emergencies in Neuroendocrine Tumors