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Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumours; this criteria to evaluate tumor response was introduced to unify response assessment criteria, define how to choose evaluable lesions, and enable the use of new imaging technologies (spiral CT and MRI).

Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors of patients with advanced mesothelioma treated in a phase I clinical trials unit

European Journal of Cancer 2017 February [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Papadatos-Pastos D, Roda D, De Miguel Luken MJ, Petruckevitch A, Jalil A, Capelan M, Michalarea V, Lima J, Diamantis N, Bhosle J, Molife LR, Banerji U, de Bono JS, Popat S, O’Brien ME, Yap TA. Abstract BACKGROUND: We have previously reported a prognostic score […]

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Therapy response in malignant pleural mesothelioma-role of MRI using RECIST, modified RECIST and volumetric approaches in comparison with CT

European Radiology. 2008 Mar 28 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Plathow C, Klopp M, Thieke C, Herth F, Thomas A, Schmaehl A, Zuna I, Kauczor HU. Department of Nuclearmedicine, University of Freiburg, Hugstetter 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany, christian.plathow@uniklinik-freiburg.de. Abstract To evaluate and compare early therapy response according to RECIST (response evaluation criteria in solid tumours) […]

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Assessment of tumor response in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Cancer Treatment Reviews. 2007 Oct;33(6):533-41. Epub 2007 Aug 30. [Link] Ceresoli GL, Chiti A, Zucali PA, Cappuzzo F, De Vincenzo F, Cavina R, Rodari M, Poretti D, Lutman FR, Santoro A. Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Rozzano, Milan, Italy. giovanni_luca.ceresoli@humanitas.it Abstract Most patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) are candidates […]

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Malignant pleural mesothelioma: Two cases in first degree relatives

Lung Cancer. 2007 Mar 30; [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Anna Wilkinsa, Sanjay Popata, Sarah Hughesa and Mary O’Briena aDepartment of Medical Oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, SURREY SM2 5PT, United Kingdom Received 18 July 2006; revised 1 February 2007; accepted 8 February 2007. Available online 2 April 2007. Abstract We report two cases of […]

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Modeling of mesothelioma growth demonstrates weaknesses of current response criteria

Lung Cancer. 2006 Mar 9; [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Geoffrey R. Oxnarda, Samuel G. Armato IIIb, d and Hedy L. Kindlerc, d aDepartment of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, United States bDepartment of Radiology, The University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 2026, Chicago, IL 60637, United States […]

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: staging systems

Lung Cancer. 2005 Jul;49 Suppl 1:S45-8. Epub 2005 Mar 29. [Link] Schil PV. Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B-2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium. paul.van.schil@uza.be Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma has a very specific growth pattern invading the pleural surfaces and neighboring structures. For this reason precise estimation of tumor volume […]