Pancreatic islet cell tumors

Common Name(s)

Pancreatic islet cell tumors, Neuroendocrine Tumor

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Condition Specific Organizations

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"

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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NET Patient Foundation

The Charity’s objects (“the Objects”) are: 1. to advance the education of the general public (including relevant medical and scientific communities) in all areas relating to NETs. 2. to promote the physical and mental health of those affected by NETs through the provision of support, advice and education to patients, their carers and family members.

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Condition Specific Organizations

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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NET Patient Foundation

The Charity’s objects (“the Objects”) are: 1. to advance the education of the general public (including relevant medical and scientific communities) in all areas relating to NETs. 2. to promote the physical and mental health of those affected by NETs through the provision of support, advice and education to patients, their carers and family members.

http://www.netpatientfoundation.org

Last Updated: 9 Nov 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 "Pancreatic islet cell tumors" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

GPR119 expression in normal human tissues and islet cell tumors: evidence for its islet-gastrointestinal distribution, expression in pancreatic beta and alpha cells, and involvement in islet function.
 

Author(s): Shinji Odori, Kiminori Hosoda, Tsutomu Tomita, Junji Fujikura, Toru Kusakabe, Yoshiya Kawaguchi, Ryuichiro Doi, Kyoichi Takaori, Ken Ebihara, Yoshiharu Sakai, Shinji Uemoto, Kazuwa Nakao

Journal: Metab. Clin. Exp.. 2013 Jan;62(1):70-8.

 

GPR119 is reportedly involved in regulating glucose metabolism and food intake in rodents, but little is known about its expression and functional significance in humans. To begin to assess the potential clinical importance of GPR119, the distribution of GPR119 gene expression in ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Biomarker Study of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2018

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Asymptomatic Small Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Non Functioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumor

 

Last Updated: 7 Aug 2018

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