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Neoantigenic potential of complex chromosomal rearrangements in mesothelioma.

Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2018 October 10 [Link] Mansfield AS, Peikert T, Smadbeck JB, Udell JBM, Garcia-Rivera E, Elsbernd L, Erskine CL, Van Keulen VP, Kosari F, Murphy SJ, Ren H, Serla VV, Schaefer Klein JL, Karagouga G, Harris FR, Sosa C, Johnson SH, Nevala W, Markovic SN, Bungum AO, Edell ES, Dong H, Cheville […]

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Biomarkers for Predicting Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in a Mexican Population.

International Journal of Medical Sciences 2018 June 4 [Link] Aguilar-Madrid G, Pesch B, Calderón-Aranda ES, Burek K, Jiménez-Ramírez C, Juárez-Pérez CA, Ochoa-Vázquez MD, Torre-Bouscoulet L, Acosta-Saavedra LC, Sada-Ovalle I, García-Figueroa J, Alvarado-Cabrero I, Castillo-González P, Báez-Saldaña AR, Pérez-Padilla JR, Osnaya-Juárez J, Rivera-Rosales RM, García-Bazán EM, Bautista-Aragón YL, Lazcano-Hernandez E, Munguía-Canales DA, Argote-Greene LM, Taeger D, […]

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The characteristics of asbestos-related disease claims made to the Korea Workers’ Compensation and Welfare Service (KCOMWEL) from 2011 to 2015.

Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2018 July 11 [Link] An YS, Kim HD, Kim HC, Jeong KS, Ahn YS Abstract BACKGROUND: This study aimed to enhance understanding of the epidemiologic characteristics of asbestos-related diseases, and to provide information that could inform policy-making aimed at prevention and compensation for occupational asbestos exposure, through analyzing asbestos-related […]

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Pirfenidone decreases mesothelioma cell proliferation and migration via inhibition of ERK and AKT and regulates mesothelioma tumor microenvironment in vivo.

Scientific Reports 2018 July 3 [Link] Li C, Rezov V, Joensuu E, Vartiainen V, Rönty M, Yin M, Myllärniemi M, Koli K Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. It is characterized by prominent extracellular matrix, mesenchymal tumor cell phenotypes and chemoresistance. In this study, the ability of pirfenidone to alter mesothelioma […]

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A Case of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma with Bone Marrow Metastases

Internal Medicine 2018 March [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Ihara H, Harada N, Shimada N, Kanamori K, Hayashi T, Uekusa T, Takahashi K Abstract A 64-year-old man with the bone marrow metastasis due to malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) was diagnosed with anemia, leukoerythroblastosis, thrombocytopenia, and lower back pain. A bone marrow biopsy demonstrated infiltrative malignant […]

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Surfing on unreliable waters. A cross-sectional study into the content and quality of online informational resources for mesothelioma patients

Patient Education and Counseling 2018 January 29 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Soloukey Tbalvandany SS, Maat AAPWM, Cornelissen RR, Nuyttens JJJME, Takkenberg JJJM Abstract OBJECTIVE: Malignant Mesothelioma (MM) is a rare asbestos related disease mostly diagnosed in low-skilled patients. The decision-making process for MM treatment is complicated, making an adequate provision of information necessary. The […]

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Mesothelioma with a Large Prevascular Lymph Node: N1 Involvement or Something Different?

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2018 January 18 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Berzenji L, Van Schil PE, Snoeckx A, Hertoghs M, Carp L Abstract A 64-year-old man presented with a large amount of right-sided pleural fluid upon imaging, together with calcified pleural plaques and an enlarged nodular structure in the prevascular mediastinum, presumably an […]

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SMARCB1/INI1/BAF47- deficient pleural malignant mesothelioma with rhabdoid features

Pathology International 2018 January 5 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Kimura N, Hasegawa M, Hiroshima K Abstract Malignant mesothelioma (MM) with rhabdoid features is an MM variant. Fifteen cases have been reported previously, all of which were combined with other types of MM. Herein, we report an autopsy case of pleural MM with monomorphic rhabdoid […]

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The epidemiology of malignant mesothelioma in women: gender differences and modalities of asbestos exposure

Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2017 December 21 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Marinaccio A, et. al. Abstract INTRODUCTION: The epidemiology of gender differences for mesothelioma incidence has been rarely discussed in national case lists. In Italy an epidemiological surveillance system (ReNaM) is working by the means of a national register. METHODS: Incident malignant mesothelioma (MM) […]

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Asbestos fibre burden in gallbladder: A case study

Micron 2017 Dec 8 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Croce A, Capella S, Belluso E, Grosso F, Mariani N, Libener R, Rinaudo C Abstract The methods conventionally used to determine the burden of asbestos fibres inhaled/incorporated in lung require chemical digestion of the biological matrix before counting/characterising the inorganic fibrous phases under scanning electron microscopy […]

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