Articles

Highlights of the 21st annual European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS) Conference

BJMO - 2024, issue 4, june 2024

W. Lybaert MD, T. Vandamme MD, PhD, L. Mariën MSc, O. Islam MD, S. Chhajlani MD, C. De Weerdt MSc, I. Nietvelt MSc, M. Ulenaers MD, V. Casneuf MD, M. Maly MD, K. Geboes MD, PhD, D. Van Genechten , H. Leupe MD, C.M. Deroose MD, PhD

SUMMARY

During the ENETS Conference, the NETTER-2 trial was again in the spotlight and is shifting [177Lu]Lu-DOTATATE PRRT to the first-line treatment setting of patients with advanced, well-differentiated grade 2 and grade 3 gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (NET). Nuclear medicine treatment for NET is now intensively focusing on alpha-emitting peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT). Adding immunotherapy to angiogenesis inhibition for NET is again a disappointing story, and all eyes are now set on the CAR T-cell technology to stimulate anti-tumour immune responses. Delta-like ligand 3 is an inhibitory Notch ligand selectively and highly expressed on the cell surface of small cell lung cancer and neuroendocrine carcinoma, and appears to be a promising target for bispecific T-cell engager therapy. In this report, the most important headlines will be discussed, with comments on the clinical relevance of the different studies.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2024;18(4):164–75)

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Highlights from the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society congress

BJMO - volume 17, issue 4, june 2023

W. Lybaert MD, T. Vandamme MD, PhD, L. Mariën MSc, O. Islam MD, S. Chhajlani MD, I. Van der Massen MSc, N. Ahmadi Bidakhvidi MD, C.M. Deroose MD, PhD

SUMMARY

The 2023 edition of the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS) congress was held in Vienna between 22nd and 24th March. This article aims to provide an overview of the most remarkable findings and insights presented during this congress.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2023;17(4):139–49)

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Highlights of the European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society Congress

BJMO - volume 16, issue 6, october 2022

W. Lybaert MD, T. Vandamme MD, PhD, L. Mariën MSc, O. Islam MD, I. Van der Massen MSc, I. Karfis MD, PhD, H. Eggers , M. Peeters MD, PhD

SUMMARY

The first World NET Forum brought together leading scientists in the neuroendocrine tumour (NET) field to present their cutting-edge research to inspire other scientists and clinicians. This meeting focused mainly on models in NET research, NET tumour biology, as well as therapeutic and diagnostic advances. This article discusses some of the most relevant and promising studies.

(BELG J MED ONCOL 2022;16(6):310–22)

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