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Dissecting heterogeneity in malignant pleural mesothelioma through histo-molecular gradients for clinical applications.

Nature Communications 2019 March 22 [Link] Blum Y, Meiller C, Quetel L, Elarouci N, Ayadi M, Tashtanbaeva D, Armenoult L, Montagne F, Tranchant R, Renier A, de Koning L, Copin MC, Hofman P, Hofman V, Porte H, Le Pimpec-Barthes F, Zucman-Rossi J, Jaurand MC, de Reyniès A, Jean D Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is […]

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Making cold malignant pleural effusions hot: driving novel immunotherapies.

Oncoimmunology 2019 January 22 [Link] Murthy P, Ekeke CN, Russell KL, Butler SC, Wang Y, Luketich JD, Soloff AC, Dhupar R, Lotze MT Abstract Malignant pleural effusions, arising from either primary mesotheliomas or secondary malignancies, heralds advanced disease and poor prognosis. Current treatments, including therapeutic thoracentesis and tube thoracostomy, are largely palliative. The immunosuppressive environment […]

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Body composition and nutritional status in malignant pleural mesothelioma: implications for activity levels and quality of life.

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2019 March 18 [Link] Jeffery E, Lee YCG, Newton RU, Lyons-Wall P, McVeigh J, Nowak AK, Cheah HM, Nguyen B, Fitzgerald DB, Creaney J, Straker L, Peddle-McIntyre CJ Abstract BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an incurable cancer and optimizing daily physical activity and quality of life are key goals […]

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Hyperthermic Intrathoracic Chemotherapy (HITHOC) for Pleural Malignancies-Experience from Indian Centers.

Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology 2019 February [Link] Patel MD, Damodaran D, Rangole A, Shaikh S, Shah K, Bagwade R, Bhatt A Abstract Hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy (HITHOC) has been used in addition to radical surgery for primary and secondary pleural malignancies to improve local control, prolong survival, and improve the quality of life. This study was […]

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In Commemoration of the 2018 Mataro Nagayo Prize – A road to early diagnosis and monitoring of asbestos-related mesothelioma.

Cancer Science 2019 March 19 [Link] Hino O, Abe M, Han B, Yan Y Abstract Primarily caused by exposure to asbestos, mesothelioma is a typical occupational disease. The latency of mesothelioma is as long as 20-40 years, and the cancer initially progresses mainly along the surfaces of pleura or peritoneum without forming masses. Since the […]

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Localized multiple malignant epithelioid peritoneal mesotheliomas arising from the hepatoduodenal ligament and diaphragm: a case report.

Journal of Medical Case Reports 2019 March 18 [Link] Miyata T, Fujiwara Y, Nishijima K, Futagami F, Nakamura T, Takamura H Abstract BACKGROUND: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare aggressive tumor of the peritoneum. We report a rare case of resection of multiple localized malignant peritoneal mesotheliomas. CASE PRESENTATION: A 55-year-old Japanese woman was admitted […]

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Cryobiopsy during flex-rigid pleuroscopy: an emerging alternative biopsy method in malignant pleural mesothelioma. A comparative study of pathology.

Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology 2019 March 18 [Link] Nakai T, Matsumoto Y, Sasada S, Tanaka M, Tsuchida T, Ohe Y, Motoi N Abstract BACKGROUND: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is rarely an asbestos-related cancer with a poor prognosis that is difficult to distinguish from some benign conditions by using conventional biopsy techniques. The purpose of […]

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Exposure-response analysis of overall survival for tremelimumab in unresectable malignant mesothelioma: the confounding effect of disease status.

Clinical and Translational Science 2019 March 18 [Link] Baverel P, Roskos L, Tatipalli M, Lee N, Stockman P, Taboada M, Vicini P, Horgan K, Narwal R Abstract Tremelimumab, an anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody that enhances T-cell activation, was evaluated in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase IIb study (NCT01843374) in patients with unresectable malignant mesothelioma. The study […]

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The toxicology of chrysotile-containing brake debris: implications for mesothelioma.

Critical Reviews in Toxicology 2019 March 15 [Link] Poland CA, Duffin R Abstract The global use of “asbestos” in various commercial products has led to a wide range and pervasive legacy of disease. One such use of chrysotile asbestos was brake pads and was utilized commonly in automobiles and heavy vehicles. The result of incorporation […]

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Prolonged post-recurrence survival following pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Oncology Letters 2019 March [Link] Kai Y, Tsutani Y, Tsubokawa N, Ito M, Mimura T, Miyata Y, Okada M Abstract The present study analyzed surgical results in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) who underwent extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) or pleurectomy/decortication (P/D). Data for 44 patients who achieved macroscopic complete resection following neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by […]

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