Pancreatic islet cell tumors

Common Name(s)

Pancreatic islet cell tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumor

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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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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1968. The mission of this foundation is to encourage and support research, increase awareness, and to educate the general public and healthcare professionals regarding carcinoid cancer and related neuroendocrine tumors, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2012

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Caring for Carcinoid Foundation

The mission of the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) is to discover a cure for carcinoid cancer and related neuroendocrine tumors. CFCF also works to eliminate the suffering of patients, families, and caregivers affected by neuroendocrine tumors.

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Pancreatic islet cell tumors" for support, advocacy or research.

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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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Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.

The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1968. The mission of this foundation is to encourage and support research, increase awareness, and to educate the general public and healthcare professionals regarding carcinoid cancer and related neuroendocrine tumors, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

http://www.carcinoid.org

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2012

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Caring for Carcinoid Foundation

The mission of the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation (CFCF) is to discover a cure for carcinoid cancer and related neuroendocrine tumors. CFCF also works to eliminate the suffering of patients, families, and caregivers affected by neuroendocrine tumors.

http://www.caringforcarcinoid.org

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pancreatic islet cell tumors" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Systematic comparison of sporadic and syndromic pancreatic islet cell tumors.
 

Author(s): Zoran Erlic, Ursula Ploeckinger, Alberto Cascon, Michael M Hoffmann, Laura von Duecker, Aurelia Winter, Gerit Kammel, Janina Bacher, Maren Sullivan, Berend Isermann, Lars Fischer, Andreas Raffel, Wolfram Trudo Knoefel, Matthias Schott, Tobias Baumann, Oliver Schaefer, Tobias Keck, Richard P Baum, Ioana Milos, Mihaela Muresan, Mariola Peczkowska, Andrzej Januszewicz, Kenko Cupisti, Anke Tönjes, Mathias Fasshauer, Jan Langrehr, Peter von Wussow, Abbas Agaimy, Günter Schlimok, Regina Lamberts, Thorsten Wiech, Kurt Werner Schmid, Alexander Weber, Mercedes Nunez, Mercedes Robledo, Charis Eng, Hartmut P H Neumann, ,

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Pancreatic islet cell tumors (ICTs) occur as sporadic neoplasias or as a manifestation of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) and von Hippel-Lindau disease (VHL). Molecular classification of ICTs is mandatory for timely diagnosis and surveillance. Systematic comparison of VHL-ICTs ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2010

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Spiral CT localization of pancreatic functioning islet cell tumors.
 

Author(s): Qing Xu, Wen-Hua Chen, Qing-Juan Huang

Journal: HBPD INT. 2004 Nov;3(4):616-9.

 

Surgeons are always concerned about the localization of pancreatic functioning islet cell tumor. If the tumor is accurately localized before operation, resection of the pancreatic body and tail without intention can be avoided. The purpose of this study was to evaluate spiral CT localization ...

Last Updated: 29 Nov 2004

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High frequency loss of heterozygosity in von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)-associated and sporadic pancreatic islet cell tumors: evidence for a stepwise mechanism for malignant conversion in VHL tumorigenesis.
 

Author(s): Steven T Lott, Dawn S Chandler, Steven A Curley, Carolyn J Foster, Adel El-Naggar, Marsha Frazier, Louise C Strong, Mercedes Lovell, Ann McNeill Killary

Journal: Cancer Res.. 2002 Apr;62(7):1952-5.

 

Germ-line mutation of the von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) gene predisposes to the development of multifocal, benign lesions, including retinal and central nervous system hemangioblastomas, pheochromocytomas, and renal and pancreatic cysts. Progression to malignancy in VHL disease is associated ...

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2002

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Clinical Evaluation Of Needle-based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy in The Lymph Nodes Along With Masses and Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatic Cyst; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Pancreatic Adenoma; Pancreatic Cancer; Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors; Lymph Node; Lymphadenopathy

 

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2013

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Registry Trial for Clinical Evaluation of nCLE in Masses and Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas, Lymph Nodes, Submucosal Lesions of the GI Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatic Cyst; Pancreatic Neoplasms; Pancreatic Adenoma; Pancreatic Cancer; Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors; Lymph Node; Lymphadenopathy; GIST

 

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Temozolomide With or Without Capecitabine in Treating Patients With Advanced Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Islet Cell Carcinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatinoma

 

Last Updated: 4 Feb 2014

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