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Loaction of the turmors and cell characteristics are among the differientiating factors in mesothelioma.

Postoperative Complications Independently Predict Cancer-Related Survival in Peritoneal Malignancies.

Annals of Surgical Oncology 2018 October 9 [Link] Choudry MHA, Shuai Y, Jones HL, Pai RK, Pingpank JF, Ahrendt SS, Holtzman MP, Zeh HJ, Bartlett DL Abstract BACKGROUND: The authors hypothesized that postoperative complications after cytoreductive surgery-hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemoperfusion (CRS-HIPEC) have a negative impact on perioperative and oncologic outcomes and that the novel Comprehensive Comorbidity […]

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[Clinical and pathological profile of the pleural malignant mesothelioma: A retrospective study about 30 cases].

Revue de Pneumologie Clinique 2018 October 4 [Link] Mlika M, Lamzirbi O, Limam M, Mejri N, Ben Saad S, Chaouch N, Ben Miled K, Marghli A, Mezni F Abstract BACKGROUND: The malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare tumour usually associated to asbestos exposure. The delay between the exposure and the occurrence of the cancer […]

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Short-term outcomes of pleurectomy decortication and extrapleural pneumonectomy in mesothelioma.

Journal of Surgical Oncology 2018 October 7 [Link] van Gerwen M, Wolf A, Liu B, Flores R, Taioli E Abstract BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: We evaluated postoperative mortality and complications after extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) and pleurectomy decortication (P/D) to better understand their effectiveness in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). METHODS: A meta-analysis was done to evaluate 30-day mortality and […]

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Combination immune checkpoint blockade as an effective therapy for mesothelioma.

Oncoimmunology 2018 July 30 [Link] Fear VS, Tilsed C, Chee J, Forbes CA, Casey T, Solin JN, Lansley SM, Joost Lesterhuis W, Dick IM, Nowak AK, Robinson BW, La Abstract Mesothelioma is an aggressive asbestos induced cancer with extremely poor prognosis and limited treatment options. Immune checkpoint blockade (ICPB) has demonstrated effective therapy in melanoma […]

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Is There a Role for Cancer Directed Surgery in Early Stage Sarcomatoid or Biphasic Mesothelioma?

The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2018 September 29 [Link] Kim S, Bull DA, Garland L, Khalpey Z, Stea B, Yi S, Hsu CC Abstract BACKGROUND: Benefits of surgery for early stage non-epithelioid MPM have not been clearly elucidated. This study investigated whether cancer-directed surgery affects overall survival compared to non-surgical therapies for T1-T2N0M0 sarcomatoid or […]

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Current efforts in research of pleural mesothelioma-An analysis of the ClinicalTrials.gov registry.

Lung Cancer 2018 October [Link] ├╝veg K, Putora PM, Berghmans T, Glatzer M, Kovac V, Cihoric N Abstract OBJECTIVES: Currently there are many uncertainties in the optimal treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), this is reflected in discrepancies between current guidelines. Our aim was to evaluate the current status of prospective interventional clinical trials within […]

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Moderately Hypofractionated Helical IMRT, FDG-PET/CT-guided, for Progressive Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Patients With Intact Lungs.

Clinical Lung Cancer 2018 September 3 [Link] Fodor A, Broggi S, Incerti E, Dell’Oca I, Fiorino C, Samanes Gajate AM, Pasetti M, Cattaneo MG, Passoni P, Gianolli L, Calandrino R, Picchio M,

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Four-miRNA signature to identify asbestos-related lung malignancies.

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, & Prevention 2018 September 26 [Link] Santarelli L, Gaetani S, Monaco F, Bracci M, Valentino M, Amati M, Rubini C, Sabbatini A, Pasquini E, Zanotta N, Comar M, Neuzil J, Tomasetti M, Bovenz Abstract BACKGROUND: Altered miRNA expression is an early event upon exposure to occupational/environmental carcinogens; thus, identification of a novel […]

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What’s new in mesothelioma

Pathologica 2018 March [Link] Ascoli V, Murer B, Nottegar A, Luchini C, Carella R, Calabrese F, Lunardi F, Cozzi I, Righi L Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a neoplasm characterized by a very poor prognosis and medico-legal implications. Diagnosis, prognosis and therapy are often challenging and include several issues. Cytological diagnosis is frequently the first […]

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Moderately Hypofractionated Helical IMRT, FDG-PET/CT-guided, for Progressive Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Patients With Intact Lungs.

Clinical Lung Cancer 2018 September 3 [Link] Fodor A1, Broggi S2, Incerti E3, Dell’Oca I4, Fiorino C2, Samanes Gajate AM3, Pasetti M4, Cattaneo MG2, Passoni P4, Gianolli L3, Calandrino R2, Picchio M, Di Mu Abstract INTRODUCTION: The objective of this study was to present the outcomes of moderately hypofractionated helical intensity-modulated radiation therapy (HT) with/without […]

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