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

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The terms "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" returned 325 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Reality of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B Diagnosis: Awareness of Unique Physical Appearance Is Important.
 

Author(s): Ryuta Nagaoka, Iwao Sugitani, Marie Sanada, Tomoo Jikuzono, Ritsuko Okamura, Takehito Igarashi, Haruki Akasu, Kazuo Shimizu

Journal: J Nippon Med Sch. 2018 ;85(3):178-182.

 

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B (MEN2B) is an extremely rare syndrome mainly caused by RET918 germline mutations. MEN2B typically causes medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), pheochromocytoma, and unique physical characteristics including mucosal neuroma, distinctive facial appearance, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Nonfunctional pancreatic endocrine tumor in the peripancreatic region in a Chinese patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
 

Author(s): Bao-Ping Wang, Wei-Jun Tian, Jie Zhang, Chang-Xin Jiang, Hui-Qi Qu, Mei Zhu

Journal: J. Int. Med. Res.. 2018 Feb;46(2):908-915.

 

Nonfunctional pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NF-pNETs) in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), which results from a mutation in the MEN1 gene, are commonly small, multiple tumors located in the pancreatic head and inside the pancreatic parenchyma. We herein ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Functional analysis of RET with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2.
 

Author(s): Meihua Zhang, Yao Liu, Jie Fu, Ying Hu, Zheng Sun

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. 2017 ;13(5):823-828.

 

Multiple endocrine neoplastic type 2 (MEN2) is an endocrine carcinoma syndrome which is caused by a germline activation mutation that occurs during transfection (RET) proto-oncogene transmission. MEN2A patients are affected by RET (C634Y, C634R) mutation; MEN2B patients are affected ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia" returned 57 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and Hyperparathyroid-Jaw Tumor Syndromes: Clinical Features, Genetics, and Surveillance Recommendations in Childhood.
 

Author(s): Jonathan D Wasserman, Gail E Tomlinson, Harriet Druker, Junne Kamihara, Wendy K Kohlmann, Christian P Kratz, Katherine L Nathanson, Kristian W Pajtler, Andreu Parareda, Surya P Rednam, Lisa J States, Anita Villani, Michael F Walsh, Kristin Zelley, Joshua D Schiffman

Journal: Clin. Cancer Res.. 2017 07;23(13):e123-e132.

 

Children and adolescents who present with neuroendocrine tumors are at extremely high likelihood of having an underlying germline predisposition for the multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes, including MEN1, MEN2A and MEN2B, MEN4, and hyperparathyroid-jaw tumor (HPT-JT) syndromes. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[Intrathyroidal location of parathyroid glands. Atypical presentation of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 syndrome].
 

Author(s): Marta de la Fuente-Bartolomé, Alejando Moreno-Bargueiras, Irene Osorio-Silla, José Ignacio Martínez-Pueyo, Felipe de la Cruz-Vigo, Lara Gutiérrez-Ashling

Journal: Cir Cir. 2017 Dec;85 Suppl 1():68-71.

 

The most common manifestation of MEN 1 syndrome is primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) with parathyroid multiglandular affectation. The intrathyroidal situation represents 3-4% of all glands, and it is the second most frequent location in the cervical ectopias.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia: Genetics and Clinical Management.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey A Norton, Geoffrey Krampitz, Robert T Jensen

Journal: Surg. Oncol. Clin. N. Am.. 2015 Oct;24(4):795-832.

 

Early diagnosis of multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) syndromes is critical for optimal clinical outcomes; before the MEN syndromes can be diagnosed, they must be suspected. Genetic testing for germline alterations in both the MEN type 1 (MEN1) gene and RET proto-oncogene is crucial ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Study and Follow-up of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2017

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Registry for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes: MEN1/MEN2
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes

 

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2018

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Type 1 Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Cohort Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Type 1-Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 23 Aug 2017

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