Program

The Scientific Committee has developed a preliminary program for APNETS 2018 below. The sessions will include presentations from experts within the Asia Pacific region as well as submitted abstracts.

FRIDAY 9TH NOVEMBER

Friday 9th November

Morning Session 1

When should I suspect NETs?

  Epidemiology , biology and prognosis
  Endocrine features of NETs
  Familial syndromes - when to suspect and how to investigate 
Morning Tea 

Morning session 2

Diagnosis of NETs

  Pathology
  Radiological features
  Molecular imaging in diagnosis and treatment planning
  Abstracts presentation
Lunch 

Afternoon session 1

What patients want to know

  Unicorn foundation - addressing and taking action on the global unmet needs of NET patients
  Nutritional aspects, including short gut syndrome
  Asia perspective and patient unmet needs 
  Abstracts presentation
Afternoon Tea 

Afternoon session 2

Medical management for patients with Grade 1 and 2 GEP NETs

  How to manage carcinoid syndrome
  Medical management (biological treatment, chemotherapy)
  Role of PRRT
  Challenging cases presentation
Welcome Reception 

 


 
SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER

Saturday 10th November

Morning Session 1

Role of surgery and intervational therapy in NET management

  Challenges of pre-operative and intraoperative management
  Surgical management
  Liver-directed PRRT and therapy
  Endoscopic treatment procedures
Morning Tea 

Morning session 2

Management of carcinoid heart disease

  Carcinoid heart disease - medical management
  Carcinoid heart disease - surgical management
  Challenging cases presentation
Lunch 

Afternoon session 1

Challenges and Treatment options for patients with Grade 3 GEP NETs

  Pathological classification
  Medical management + PRRT
  Abstracts presentation
Afternoon Tea 

Afternoon session 2

Challenges and management of NETs from other origins

  Pulmonary NET, unknown primary
  PPGL - imaging and theranostics
  Other NEN-like tumours- Merkel Cell carcinoma, Neuroblastoma, esthesioneuroblastoma, SCLC
  Abstracts presentation
Conference Dinner

 



SUNDAY 11TH NOVEMBER

Sunday 11th November

Morning Session 1

Clinical challenges

  Clinical cases - Multidisciplinary panel discussion
  Abstracts presentation
Morning Tea 

Morning session 2

What's new in the horizon

  Genetics landscape in NETs
  Current and upcoming trials
  Emerging combination therapies with PRRT
Lunch 

Afternoon session 

Patient Symposium


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