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Long-term mortality from pleural and peritoneal cancer after exposure to asbestos: Possible role of asbestos clearance

International Journal of Cancer. 2008 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Barone-Adesi F, Ferrante D, Bertolotti M, Todesco A, Mirabelli D, Terracini B, Magnani C. Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, CeRMS and Center for Oncologic Prevention Piemonte, University of Turin, Turin, Italy. Abstract Models based on the multistage theory of carcinogenesis predict that the rate […]

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Thoracic stop-flow perfusion in the treatment of refractory malignant pleural mesothelioma: a phase I-II evaluation/trial

In Vivo. 2006 Nov-Dec;20(6A):715-8. [Link] Guadagni S, Clementi M, Valenti M, Fiorentini G, Cantore M, Kanavos E, Amicucci G. Department of Surgical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, Italy. stefanoguadagni@interfree.it Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive treatment-resistant tumor with a median survival from diagnosis of 12 months. Although multimodality protocols that combine aggressive surgery and […]

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