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Neuroendocrine tumor presence increases B-lymphocyte stimulator levels

May 28, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with neuroendocrine tumors are more likely to have increased B-lymphocyte stimulator levels compared with healthy controls, and these elevated levels may be associated with more severe disease during follow-up.

“B-lymphocyte stimulator levels may be an important biomarker of disease progression in patients with neuroendocrine tumors,” Franco Grimaldi, MD, of the endocrinology and metabolism unit at the University Hospital of Udine in Italy, said during his presentation.

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VIDEO: Pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury may be an uncharacterized chronic disease

April 13, 2016
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Tamara Wexler, MD, PhD, director of the Pituitary Center at New York University Langone Medical Center, gives her…
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VIDEO: Number of presentations highlight pituitary disorders

April 7, 2016
BOSTON — Laurence Katznelson, MD, an Endocrine Today Editorial Board member and endocrinologist from Stanford University, gives his perspective on a number of…
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Pituitary hormone deficiencies found in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury

April 3, 2016
BOSTON — A high prevalence of pituitary hormone deficiencies has been found among Veterans who sustain mild traumatic brain injury, according to data presented…
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Neuroendocrine tumor presence increases B-lymphocyte stimulator levels

May 28, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients with neuroendocrine tumors are more likely to have increased B-lymphocyte stimulator levels compared with healthy…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury may be an uncharacterized chronic disease

April 13, 2016
BOSTON — In this video exclusive, Tamara Wexler, MD, PhD, director of the Pituitary Center at New York University Langone Medical…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Number of presentations highlight pituitary disorders

April 7, 2016
BOSTON — Laurence Katznelson, MD, an Endocrine Today Editorial Board member and endocrinologist from Stanford University, gives his…

Meeting News Coverage

Pituitary hormone deficiencies found in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury

April 3, 2016
BOSTON — A high prevalence of pituitary hormone deficiencies has been found among Veterans who sustain mild traumatic brain injury, according…

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Lag time between multiple endocrine neoplasia diagnoses linked to morbidity, mortality

January 19, 2016
In families affected by multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, the lag time between diagnosis of the index case and diagnosis of other family members…

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Multiple, secondary hormone secretion in PNETs linked to morbidity, mortality

December 17, 2015
A minority of patients display a diversity of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor hormone secretion at tumor diagnosis or during the course of their…

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Middle-aged man diagnosed with giant invasive prolactinoma

Endocrine Today, November 2015
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A 52-year-old man was referred to our clinic for the evaluation and management of a large pituitary mass. He went to the ED reporting 2 months of…

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Estrogen priming may improve HPO axis function in women with obesity

October 28, 2015
In ovulating women with obesity, estrogen priming appears to yield improvements in hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis function and proinflammatory…

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Age of diagnosis, rate of BMI increase associated with mortality rate for hypothalamic obesity in children

October 22, 2015
An increase in BMI following 6 months of therapy for a hypothalamic tumor in children is a risk factor for mortality caused by hypothalamic obesity…

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Pre-pubertal, mid-pubertal children more sensitive to evening light exposure

August 25, 2015
Children in early to mid-puberty are prone to evening light sensitivity and suppressed melatonin levels, potentially leading to disrupted sleep…

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