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Familial risk of pleural mesothelioma increased drastically in certain occupations: A nationwide prospective cohort study.

European Journal of Cancer 2018 September 6 [Link] Kharazmi E, Chen T, Fallah M, Sundquist K, Sundquist J, Albin M, Weiderpass E, Hemminki K Abstract OBJECTIVE: We aimed to explore the effect of occupation on familial risk of pleural mesothelioma in a nationwide cohort study design. METHOD: The nationwide Swedish Family-Cancer Database includes all Swedes […]

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Modification of existing patient-reported outcome measures: qualitative development of the MD Anderson Symptom Inventory for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MDASI-MPM).

Quality of Life Research 2018 September 5 [Link] Williams LA, Whisenant MS, Mendoza TR, Haq S, Keating KN, Cuffel B, Cleeland CS Abstract PURPOSE: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive cancer of the lung pleura. The MD Anderson Symptom Inventory (MDASI) is a patient-reported outcome (PRO) measure of symptom burden, the combined impact of […]

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Zoledronic acid in the management of mesothelioma – a feasibility study (Zol-A Trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Trials 2018 August 29 [Link] de Fonseka D, Morley A, Stadon L, Keenan E, Walker S, Smith S, Harvey JE, Cox RA, Dangoor A, Comins C, Rogers C, Edey A, Addeo A, Maskell NA Abstract BACKGROUND: Nitrogen containing bisphosphonates such as zoledronic acid (ZA) are known to contain certain anti-cancer properties. These have been investigated […]

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Anesthetic Management of Pleurectomy/Decortication Under Differential Lung Ventilation.

The Kurume Medical Journal 2018 August 30 [Link] Kimura H, Hiraki T, Arata S, Ushijima K Abstract A 64-year-old male (a building demolition worker) was diagnosed with malignant left-sided pleural mesothelioma, and left-sided pleurectomy/decortication was scheduled. Differential lung ventilation (DLV) was performed during the removal of the visceral pleura by connecting the affected lung to […]

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Pleural malignant mesothelioma versus pleuropulmonary synovial sarcoma: a clinicopathological study of 22 cases with molecular analysis and survival data.

Pathology 2018 August 28 [Link] Klebe S1, Prabhakran S2, HockingA2, PulfordE2, Moore S, Nicola 3, Allen P, Henderson DW Abstract The aim of this study was to carry out a comparative analysis by transducin-like enhancer of split 1 (TLE1) immunohistochemistry and molecular analysis of SYT-SSX, for 16 pleural predominantly sarcomatoid mesotheliomas and six cases of […]

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Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma of the peritoneum is genetically defined by mutually exclusive mutations in TRAF7 and CDC42.

Modern Pathology 2018 August 31 [Link] Stevers M, Rabban JT, Garg K, Van Ziffle J, Onodera C, Grenert JP, Yeh I, Bastian BC, Zaloudek C, S Abstract Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma is an uncommon mesothelial neoplasm that most frequently arises in the peritoneal cavity of women of reproductive age. Whereas malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor […]

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Are children more vulnerable to mesothelioma than adults? A comparison of mesothelioma risk among children and adults exposed non-occupationally to blue asbestos at Wittenoom.

Occupational and Outdoor Medicine 2018 August 29 [Link] Reid A, Franklin P, Berry G, Peters S, Sodhi-Berry N, Brims F, Musk AW, de Klerk NH Abstract OBJECTIVES: The presence of asbestos in public buildings is a legacy of past asbestos use in many developed countries. Of particular concern is the amount and current condition in […]

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Gemcitabine synergizes with immune checkpoint inhibitors and overcomes resistance in a preclinical model and mesothelioma patients.

Clinical Cancer Research 2018 August 28 [Link] Tallon de Lara P, Cecconi V, Hiltbrunner S, Yagita H, Friess M, Bode-Lesniewska B, Opitz I, Vrugt B, Weder W, Stolzmann P, Felley-Bosco E, Stahel RA, Tischler V, Britschgi C, Soldini D, van den Broek M, Curioni Fontecedro A Abstract

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Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma in a Male Patient with Previous Wilms’ Tumor: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Case Reports in Surgery 2018 August 1 [Link] Canu GL, Medas F, Columbano G, Gordini L, Saba L, Erdas E, Calò PG Abstract Benign multicystic peritoneal mesothelioma (BMPM) is a rare condition, more common in females of reproductive age, which arises from the peritoneal mesothelium. A 33-year-old male presented to our unit with abdominal pain […]

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Ancillary studies in pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal effusion cytology.

Cancer Cytopathology 2018 August [Link] Sundling KE, Cibas ES Abstract Pleural, pericardial, and peritoneal effusion specimens present diagnostic challenges and clinical opportunities for cytology. For the patient, these specimens may be the first diagnosis of malignancy or the first sign of disease recurrence. This review aims to provide useful approaches with which to resolve key […]

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