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Articles dealing with the factors influencing the development of mesothelioma; occupational asbestos exposure is among the most common, but also genetic predisposition, smoking, and other contributing factors.

Predictors of Filing Claims and Receiving Compensation in Malignant Mesothelioma Patients

Health Policy 2020 June 10 [Link] Alessandro Marinaccio, Claudio Gariazzo, Davide Di Marzio, Sergio Iavicoli, ReNaM Working Group Abstract Although the predominant occupation origin of mesothelioma is well known, determinant factors involved in filing compensation are scarcely investigated. A linkage between incident mesothelioma cases collected by Italian mesothelioma register (ReNaM) and compensation claims and assignment […]

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Involvement of the M-CSF/IL-34/CSF-1R Pathway in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Journal for the Immunotherapy of Cancer 2020 June [Link] Thibaut Blondy, Sènan Mickael d’Almeida, Tina Briolay, Julie Tabiasco, Clément Meiller, Anne-Laure Chéné, Laurent Cellerin, Sophie Deshayes, Yves Delneste, Jean-François Fonteneau, Nicolas Boisgerault, Jaafar Bennouna, Marc Grégoire, Didier Jean, Christophe Blanquart Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and aggressive cancer related to asbestos […]

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NLRP3 and CARD8 Polymorphisms Influence Risk for Asbestos-Related Diseases

Journal of Medical Biochemistry 2020 January 10 [Link] Alenka Franko, Katja Goricar, Viljem Kovac, Metoda Dodic-Fikfak, Vita Dolzan Abstract Background: This study aimed to investigate the association between NLRP3 rs35829419 and CARD8 rs2043211 polymorphisms and the risk of developing pleural plaques, asbestosis, and malignant mesothelioma (MM), and to study the influence of the interactions between […]

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Secondary Renal Amyloidosis Associated With Asbestos-Related Pleuropulmonary Diseases

CEN Case Reports 2020 June 13 [Link] Ryoko Shibata, Tomomi Ozaki, Kazuhiro Tada, Takashi Aoyama, Maho Watanabe, Naoko Himuro, Koji Takahashi, Kenji Ito, Tetsuhiko Yasuno, Katsuhisa Miyake, Kosuke Masutani, Noriko Uesugi, Kazuki Nabeshima, Hitoshi Nakashima Abstract Here, we present a 67-year-old Japanese man who developed insidious-onset nephrotic syndrome. He had a history of occupational asbestos […]

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Role of Inflammation in the Malignant Transformation of Pleural Mesothelial Cells Induced by Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Nanotoxicology 2020 June 23 [Link] Xiaopei Huang, Yijun Tian, Wenjing Shi, Jikuai Chen, Lang Yan, Lijun Ren, Xiaofang Zhang, Jiangbo Zhu Abstract Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) are one of the most widely used types of novel nano-fiber materials. The aim of this study was to establish an experimental system based on actual exposure dosage and […]

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The epidemiological surveillance of malignant mesothelioma in Italy (1993-2015): methods, findings, and research perspectives.

Epidemiologia e prevenzione 2020 Jan-Feb [Link] Marinaccio A, Corfiati M, Binazzi A, Di Marzio D, Bonafede M, Verardo M, Migliore E, Gennaro V, Mensi C, Schallemberg G, Mazzoleni G, Fedeli U, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Pascucci C, Madeo G, Romeo E, Trafficante L, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, Cauzillo G, […]

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Putative Biomarkers for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Suggested by Proteomic Analysis of Cell Secretome.

Cancer Genomics & Proteomics 2020 May-June [Link] Lacerenza S, Ciregia F, Giusti L, Bonotti A, Greco V, Giannaccini G, D’Antongiovanni V, Fallahi P, Pieroni L, Cristaudo A, Lucacchini A, Mazzoni MR, Foddis R Abstract BACKGROUND:Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) a rare neoplasm linked to asbestos exposure is characterized by a poor prognosis. Soluble mesothelin is currently […]

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Chromatographic Detection of 8-Hydroxy-2′-Deoxyguanosine in Leukocytes of Asbestos Exposed Workers for Assessing Past and Recent Carcinogen Exposures.

Diagnostics 2020 April 21 [Link] Cellai F, Bonassi S, Cristaudo A, Bonotti A, Neri M, Ceppi M, Bruzzone M, Milić M, Munnia A, Peluso M Abstract Asbestos fibers include a group of silicate minerals that occur in the environment and are widely employed in occupational settings. Asbestos exposure has been associated to various chronic diseases; […]

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Modulation of microRNA expression levels after naturally occurring asbestiform fibers exposure as a diagnostic biomarker of mesothelial neoplastic transformation.

Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 2020 April 21 [Link] Filetti V, Falzone L, Rapisarda V, Caltabiano R, Eleonora Graziano AC, Ledda C, Loreto C Abstract Fluoro-edenite (FE) is a silicate mineral identified in the lava products of Monte Calvario from stone quarries located in the southeast of Biancavilla, a small city of the Etnean volcanic complex […]

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Circulating Epigenetic Biomarkers in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: State of the Art and critical Evaluation.

Frontiers in Oncology 2020 April 3 [Link] Ferrari L, Carugno M, Mensi C, Pesatori AC Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and aggressive cancer, which originates from the mesothelial cells of the pleura and is associated with asbestos exposure. In light of its aggressive nature, late diagnosis and dismal prognosis, there is an […]

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