Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Common Name(s)

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" for support, advocacy or research.

AMEND

AMEND exists to inform and support anyone affected by multiple endocrine neoplasia disorders and associated endocrine tumors and syndromes, and to encourage and fund research into the conditions through our Annual Research Grant program and Young Investigator Awards. We provide free patient-aimed information resources, including the MEN Passport and AMEND-sponsored children's comics. We also run a variety of free educational events in the UK and USA as well as social and fundraising events. The AMEND website is HONCode certified and the charity runs several social media pages and groups (private and public).

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

The Hageman Foundation supports patient advocacy for a rare disease called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia. This disease is so elusive that we are the only non-profit in this country which supports the thousands of patients who have this genetic disease. The Hageman Foundation’s mission is to provide education, support and research, using accurate, up-to-date, medical information on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN), otherwise referred to as MEN1, MEN2A, MEN2B, and the Whipple Procedure, which is detailed on our website: HagemanFoundation.org. The Hageman Foundation’s current initiative is to provide educational seminars and an educational website, AMENsupport.org, which is designed for the patients, their families, and their advisors who would otherwise not have the means or wherewithal to obtain the information and guidance.

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Canadian Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Society, Inc.

We help people with MEN by referring them to Drs and genetist. We also offer emotional support and literature We can be contacted anytime via email. We do try to find a member close to the newly diagnosed MEN Patient to let them know that "They Are Not Alone"

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" for support, advocacy or research.

AMEND

AMEND exists to inform and support anyone affected by multiple endocrine neoplasia disorders and associated endocrine tumors and syndromes, and to encourage and fund research into the conditions through our Annual Research Grant program and Young Investigator Awards. We provide free patient-aimed information resources, including the MEN Passport and AMEND-sponsored children's comics. We also run a variety of free educational events in the UK and USA as well as social and fundraising events. The AMEND website is HONCode certified and the charity runs several social media pages and groups (private and public).

http://www.amend.org.uk

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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American Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

The Hageman Foundation supports patient advocacy for a rare disease called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia. This disease is so elusive that we are the only non-profit in this country which supports the thousands of patients who have this genetic disease. The Hageman Foundation’s mission is to provide education, support and research, using accurate, up-to-date, medical information on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN), otherwise referred to as MEN1, MEN2A, MEN2B, and the Whipple Procedure, which is detailed on our website: HagemanFoundation.org. The Hageman Foundation’s current initiative is to provide educational seminars and an educational website, AMENsupport.org, which is designed for the patients, their families, and their advisors who would otherwise not have the means or wherewithal to obtain the information and guidance.

http://www.amensupport.org/

Last Updated: 15 Feb 2013

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Canadian Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Society, Inc.

We help people with MEN by referring them to Drs and genetist. We also offer emotional support and literature We can be contacted anytime via email. We do try to find a member close to the newly diagnosed MEN Patient to let them know that "They Are Not Alone"

http://mensociety.ca/

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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General Resources

MEN1 Patient Information Booklet - UK

Detailed booklet on MEN1 written for UK patients to easily understand

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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MEN1 Patient Information Booklet - USA

Detailed but easy to read information on MEN1 written for patients in the USA. Produced in 2013

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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MEN2a Patient Information Booklet - UK

Detailed but easy to read information on MEN2a for patients in the UK

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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MEN2a Patient Information Booklet - USA

Detailed but easy to read information for patients with MEN2a in the USA

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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MEN2b Patient Information Booklet

Detailed but easy to read information on MEN2b

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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Familial MTC Patient Information Booklet

Detailed but easy to read information on familial medullary thyroid cancer

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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Phaeochromocytomas & Paragangliomas Patient Information Booklet

Detailed but easy to read information on phaeochromocytomas & paragangliomas including MEN2 and SDH

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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The Whipple Procedure Patient Information Booklet

Detailed but easy to read information on the surgical procedures known as the Whipple procedure

Uploaded By: AMEND

Updated 29 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" returned 349 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Postoperative Complications After Prophylactic Thyroidectomy for Very Young Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2: Retrospective Cohort Analysis.
 

Author(s): Wouter P Kluijfhout, Dirk-Jan van Beek, Annemarie A Verrijn Stuart, Lutske Lodewijk, Gerlof D Valk, David C van der Zee, Menno R Vriens, Inne H M Borel Rinkes

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jul;94(29):e1108.

 

The aim of this study was to investigate whether younger age at surgery is associated with the increased incidence of postoperative complications after prophylactic thyroidectomy in pediatric patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) 2. The shift toward earlier thyroidectomy ...

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2015

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A rare case of juvenile hypertension: coexistence of type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia -related bilateral pheochromocytoma and reninoma in a young patient with ACE gene polymorphism.
 

Author(s): Rosa Maria Paragliola, Ettore Capoluongo, Francesco Torino, Angelo Minucci, Giulia Canu, Alessandro Prete, Alfredo Pontecorvi, Salvatore Maria Corsello

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Pheochromocytoma and reninoma represent two rare diseases causing hypertension. We here reported a rare case of association between type 2 multiple endocrine neoplasia related bilateral pheochromocytoma and reninoma. Moreover, polymorphism of ACE gene, which is known to be related ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2015

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Prognostic role of the CDNK1B V109G polymorphism in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
 

Author(s): Luisa Circelli, Valeria Ramundo, Vincenzo Marotta, Concetta Sciammarella, Francesca Marciello, Michela Del Prete, Lina Sabatino, Daniela Pasquali, Francesco Izzo, Stefania Scala, Annamaria Colao, Antongiulio Faggiano, Vittorio Colantuoni,

Journal: J. Cell. Mol. Med.. 2015 Jul;19(7):1735-41.

 

CDKN1B encodes the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor p27/Kip1. CDKN1B mutations and polymorphisms are involved in tumorigenesis; specifically, the V109G single nucleotide polymorphism has been linked to different tumours with controversial results. Multiple endocrine neoplasia type ...

Last Updated: 30 Jun 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" returned 62 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Diagnosis and treatment of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Ruofei Yu, Ziqing Wu, Aimin Li, Guoping Jin, Rongcheng Luo

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2014 Jun;34(6):909-12.

 

We report a case of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) type 2A and summarize the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and treatment of this condition. The diagnosis of MEN type 2A relies on a comprehensive evaluation of the findings of ultrasound, CT and laboratory examinations, and ...

Last Updated: 27 Jun 2014

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RET gene mutations (genotype and phenotype) of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Geoffrey W Krampitz, Jeffrey A Norton

Journal: Cancer. 2014 Jul;120(13):1920-31.

 

The rapid technical advances in molecular biology and accelerating improvements in genomic and proteomic diagnostics have led to increasingly personalized strategies for cancer therapy. Such an approach integrates the genomic, proteomic, and molecular information unique to the individual ...

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Thoracic and duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: natural history and function of menin in tumorigenesis.
 

Author(s): C R C Pieterman, E B Conemans, K M A Dreijerink, J M de Laat, H Th M Timmers, M R Vriens, G D Valk

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Mutations of the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) gene lead to loss of function of its protein product menin. In keeping with its tumor suppressor function in endocrine tissues, the majority of the MEN1-related neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) show loss of heterozygosity (LOH) ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Studies of Inherited Diseases of Metabolism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypercalcemia; Hyperparathyroidism; Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

 

Last Updated: 2 Dec 2015

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Last Updated: 14 Mar 2016

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Non-functioning Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in MEN1: Somatostatin Analogs Versus NO Treatment
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in MEN1

 

Last Updated: 16 Mar 2016

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