ea0044oc3.5 | Thyroid and Neoplasia | SFEBES2016
, Javid Mahsa
, Lines Kate
, Thakker Rajesh
Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) may occur in multiple sites including, the pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, lung, thymus, adrenals and pituitary, and as part of the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) syndrome. Current treatments for advanced NETs, rarely achieve a cure due to metastases at presentation and therefore additional treatments are required. Identification of cell surface receptors or binding sites that are unique to NETs could lead to novel targeted drugs, ra...