MesotheliomaCenter's

Mesothelioma-Line

Curated Journal Articles on Mesothelioma

Category Archives: Treatment

ERS/ESTS/EACTS/ESTRO Guidelines for the Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2020 May 25 [Link] Isabelle Opitz, Arnaud Scherpereel, Thierry Berghmans, Ioannis Psallidas, Markus Glatzer, David Rigau, Philippe Astoul, Servet Bölükbas, Jeanette Boyd, Johan Coolen, Charlotte De Bondt, Dirk De Ruysscher, Valerie Durieux, Corinne Faivre-Finn, Dean A Fennell, Francoise Galateau-Salle, Laurent Greillier, Mir Ali Hoda, Walter Klepetko, Aude Lacourt, Phil McElnay, […]

Comments Off on ERS/ESTS/EACTS/ESTRO Guidelines for the Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Survivin Expression as an Independent Predictor of Overall Survival in Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Oncology Letters 2020 June [Link] Guozun Zhang, Dong-Liang Yang, Guoqi Zheng, Yufei Liang Abstract Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPeM) is an incurable cancer strongly associated with asbestos exposure and characterised by poor prognosis. The aim of the present study was to elucidate the prognostic and predictive value of CD146 and survivin expression in MPeM. Diagnostic biopsies […]

Comments Off on Survivin Expression as an Independent Predictor of Overall Survival in Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Localized Biphasic Malignant Mesothelioma Presenting as a Giant Pelvic Wall Mass: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

BMC Medical Imaging 2020 May 6 [Link] Yunsong Liu, Jingjun Wu, Ying Zhao, Pengxin Zhang, Zhengyu Hua, Wan Dong, Tao Lin, Ailian Liu Abstract Background: Localized biphasic MPeM is rare in clinical practice, we reviewed 8 cases of localized biphasic MPeM (including our present case), and summarized the clinical and imaging features of the disease. […]

Comments Off on Localized Biphasic Malignant Mesothelioma Presenting as a Giant Pelvic Wall Mass: A Rare Case Report and Literature Review

Treatment patterns among patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: An Italian, population-based nationwide study.

Thoracic Cancer 2020 May 4 [Link] Trama A, Proto C, Signorelli D, Garassino MC, Lo Russo G, Ganzinelli M, Prelaj A, Mensi C, Gangemi M, Gennaro V, Chellini E, Caldarella A, Angelillo IF, Ascoli V, Pascucci C, Tagliabue G, Cusimano R, Bella F, Falcini F, Merler E, Masanotti G, Ziino A, Michiara M, Gola G, […]

Comments Off on Treatment patterns among patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: An Italian, population-based nationwide study.

Genomic analysis in short- and long-term patients with malignant pleura mesothelioma treated with palliative chemotherapy.

European Journal of Cancer 2020 April 4 [Link] Torricelli F, Saxena A, Nuamah R, Neat M, Harling L, Ng W, Spicer J, Ciarrocchi A, Bille A Abstract BACKGROUND:Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumour with poor prognosis. The aim of this study was to identify genetic mutations associated with poor or extended survival in […]

Comments Off on Genomic analysis in short- and long-term patients with malignant pleura mesothelioma treated with palliative chemotherapy.

Targeted Phototherapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Near-Infrared Photoimmunotherapy Targeting Podoplanin.

Cells 2020 April 20 [Link] Nishinaga Y, Sato K, Yasui H, Taki S, Takahashi K, Shimizu M, Endo R, Koike C, Kuramoto N, Nakamura S, Fukui T, Yukawa H, Baba Y, K Kaneko M, Chen-Yoshikawa TF, Kobayashi H, Kato Y, Hasegawa Y Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has extremely limited treatment despite a poor prognosis. […]

Comments Off on Targeted Phototherapy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Near-Infrared Photoimmunotherapy Targeting Podoplanin.

Dextrose-Containing Carrier Solution for Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Increased Intraoperative Hyperglycemia and Postoperative Complications.

Annals of Surgical Oncology 2020 April 19 [Link] Torphy RJ, Stewart C, Sharma P, Halpern AL, Oase K, Herter W, Bartsch C, Friedman C, Del Chiaro M, Schulick RD, Gleisner A, McCarter MD, Ahrendt SA Abstract PURPOSE:Intraoperative hyperglycemia is associated with infectious complications in general surgery patients. This study aimed to determine if the use […]

Comments Off on Dextrose-Containing Carrier Solution for Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: Increased Intraoperative Hyperglycemia and Postoperative Complications.

Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy (SMART); A Single Institution Experience.

Frontiers in Oncology 2020 March 24 [Link] Breen WG, Garces YI, Olivier KR, Park SS, Merrell KW, Nichols FC, Peikert TD, Molina JR, Mansfield AS, Roden AC, Blackmon SH, Wigle DA Abstract Background: The optimal treatment sequence for localized malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is controversial. We aimed to assess outcomes and toxicities of treating localized […]

Comments Off on Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy (SMART); A Single Institution Experience.

Permanent diabetes insipidus in a patient with mesothelioma treated with immunotherapy.

Archives of Endocrinology 2020 April 6 [Link] Brilli L, Calabrò L, Campanile M, Pilli T, Agostinis C, Cerase A, Maio M, Castagna M Abstract Checkpoint inhibitors have substantially improved the prognosis for patients with advanced malignancy. Treatment with immunomodulants has the ability to reactivate the immune system against tumor cells, but can also trigger the […]

Comments Off on Permanent diabetes insipidus in a patient with mesothelioma treated with immunotherapy.

Clinical Trials Eligibility of Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Use of Novel Therapies and Outcomes.

Clinical Lung Cancer 2020 March 7 [Link] Lau B, Boyer M, Lee JH, Kao S Abstract INTRODUCTION: Studies of bevacizumab and pembrolizumab in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma suggest anticancer efficacy; clinical trial populations are not reflective of real-world patients. We aimed to determine the proportion of real-world patients who would be eligible for […]

Comments Off on Clinical Trials Eligibility of Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Use of Novel Therapies and Outcomes.