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CpG-oligodeoxynucleotides exert remarkable antitumor activity against diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma orthotopic xenografts

Journal of Translational Medicine 2016 January 25 [Link] De Cesare M, Sfondrini L, Pennati M, De Marco C, Motta V, Tagliabue E, Deraco M, Balsari A, Zaffaroni N. Abstract Background Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is a rare and locally aggressive disease. DMPM prognosis is dismal, mainly due to the lack of effective treatment options […]

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Malignant (Diffuse) Mesothelioma in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies: A Clinicopathologic Study of 45 Cases

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2015 April 6 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Li X, Brownlee NA, Sporn TA, Mahar A, Roggli VL. Abstract Context Ionizing radiation has a role in the development of malignant mesothelioma, in several epidemiologic studies, including patients with hematologic malignancies. Objective To study the clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with […]

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Diffuse mesothelioma of the peritoneum: correlation between histological and clinical parameters and survival in 73 patients

Pathology 2014 December [Link] Liu S, Staats P, Lee M, Alexander HR, Burke AP. Abstract There are few studies addressing survival of diffuse peritoneal mesotheliomas (DPM).In this study, survival data were obtained retrospectively from 73 patients treated with intended cytoreductive surgery for DPM, with a mean follow-up of 42 months. Mesotheliomas were classified as well […]

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Diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma: A multi-institutional clinicopathological study

Surgery Today. 2008;38(11):993-8. Epub 2008 Oct 29. [Link] Iyoda A, Yusa T, Kadoyama C, Sasaki K, Kimura H, Yamakawa H, Shiba M, Fujisawa T, Yoshino I. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba, 260-8670, Japan. Abstract Purpose: The relative rarity of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in Japan makes […]

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Peritoneal Mesotheliomas: Clinicopathologic Features, CT Findings, and Differential Diagnosis

American Roentgen Ray Society. 2008 Sep;191(3):814-25. [Link] Park JY, Kim KW, Kwon HJ, Park MS, Kwon GY, Jun SY, Yu ES. Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388-1 Pungnap 2-dong, Songpa-ku, Seoul 138-736, South Korea. Abstract Objective: The objective of our study was to illustrate various CT findings of […]

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Metastatic appendiceal mucinous adenocarcinoma to well-differentiated diffuse mesothelioma of the peritoneal cavity: a mimicker of florid mesothelial hyperplasia in association with neoplasms

International Journal of Gynecological Pathology. 2008 Oct;27(4):526-30. [Link] Tran TA, Holloway RW, Finkler NJ. Department of Pathology, Florida Hospital Orlando, Orlando, Florida 32803, USA. trannguyentienanh@hotmail.com Abstract Atypical/florid mesothelial hyperplasia associated with another neoplastic process is not an infrequent phenomenon and has been reported in a variety of tumors. In those instances, the mesothelial proliferation might […]

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Pulmonary sarcomatous tumors

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. 2008 Jul;132(7):1104-17. [Link] Litzky LA. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283, USA. lalitzky@mail.med.upenn.edu Abstract Context: Sarcomatous pulmonary neoplasms are a rare and diagnostically challenging group of tumors. Primary pulmonary sarcomas must be distinguished from the more frequent occurrence of sarcoma metastatic […]

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Primary pleural neoplasia: entities other than diffuse malignant mesothelioma

Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. Vol. 132, No. 7, pp. 1149–1170. [Link] Guinee DG, Allen TC. Department of Pathology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA. Abstract Context: Overwhelmingly, the most common neoplasm involving the pleura is metastatic carcinoma. In contrast, diffuse malignant mesothelioma occurs relatively rarely; however, it is nonetheless the most common […]

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Multiple mechanisms of telomere maintenance exist and differentially affect clinical outcome in diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

Clinical Cancer Research. 2008 Jul 1;14(13):4134-40. [Link] Villa R, Daidone MG, Motta R, Venturini L, De Marco C, Vannelli A, Kusamura S, Baratti D, Deraco M, Costa A, Reddel RR, Zaffaroni N. Authors’ Affiliations: Departments of Experimental Oncology and Surgery, Fondazione Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico, Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy; […]

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Cytomorphologic features of well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma in peritoneal effusion: A case report

Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2008 Jun 4;36(7):512-515. [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Ikeda K, Suzuki T, Tate G, Mitsuya T. Department of Pathology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Fujigaoka, Yokohama, Japan. Abstract Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma (WDPM), a distinct subtype of diffuse malignant mesothelioma, usually occurs in the peritoneum and is seen most commonly in women of reproductive age. […]

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