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Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (PNETs) Paper is Published

Proactive multi-modality treatment of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (PNETs): Potential survival benefits   Background/objectives Primary and metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNET) can be treated with combination of surgery, locore …


Southampton Secure £200k from The Robert White Trust for NETs Research

PLANETS are excited to share the news that University Hospital Southampton have secured £200,000 funding from the Robert White Trust for a research project that aims to gain a better understanding of NET biology which may lead to a greater range of tre …


Southampton Aiding Research into Earlier Diagnosis for Pancreatic Cancer

You may have notice that Southampton was mentioned in recent media stories regarding The National Tumour Bank that is carrying out important pancreatic cancer research? Colin Johnson, Professor of Surgical Sciences at University of Southampton, has thi …


£10,000 Donation Kick Starts Neuroendocrine Tumour Research

  Neuroendocrine Tumour Research Commences at Southampton We are delighted to announce that PLANETS have received a very generous donation of £10,000! The donor wishes to remain anonymous but we are obviously extremely grateful for their support w …


New research into the spread of pancreatic cancer begins at University of Southampton

Dr Jo Tod New research into the spread of cancerous cells, funded by PLANETS , Pancreatic Cancer UK and the Masonic Samaritan Fund, is under way at the University of Southampton. Dr Jo Tod is leading the two-year, full-time research programme to invest …


PLANETS Fund Research Project at Southampton

PLANETS are delighted to be providing funding for medical student project into Ki67 staining on serial resections. In Southampton we have a large bank of biopsies from patients with NETs. We want to do some research to look at whether NETs evolve over …


Aggressive multi-modality treatment of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (pNETs): Outcomes in patients with Advanced Disease

Background Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours (pNET) are increasing in incidence(1), (2).  They carry a relatively poor prognosis compared to other NETs, particularly when hepatic metastasis are present.  We have a proactive management strategy that is …


Aggressive Multi-Visceral Pancreatic Resections for Locally Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumours. Is It Worth It?

[social_button button=”facebook” flayout=”standard ” fwidth=”450″ faction=”like” fcolorsheme=”light”] CONTEXT: Traditional surgical principles state that pancreatic resection should not be contemplated when malignancies arise in the pancreas and involv …


Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: How feasible is the laparoscopic approach to liver resections?

[social_button button=”facebook” flayout=”standard ” fwidth=”450″ faction=”like” fcolorsheme=”light”] Metastatic Neuroendocrine Carcinoma How feasible is the laparoscopic approach to liver resections? Edwards L, White MJ Cawich SO, Abu Hilal M, Frola C …


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