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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Genetic and Microenviromental Heterogeneity as an Unexpected Reading Frame and Therapeutic Challenge

Cancers 2020 May 7 [Link] David Michael Abbott, Chandra Bortolotto, Silvia Benvenuti, Andrea Lancia, Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Giulia Maria Stella Abstract Mesothelioma is a malignancy of serosal membranes including the peritoneum, pleura, pericardium and the tunica vaginalis of the testes. Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare disease with a global incidence in countries like Italy […]

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Association between asbestos exposure and pericardial and tunica vaginalis testis malignant mesothelioma: a case-control study and epidemiological remarks.

Scandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health 2020 April 7 [Link] Marinaccio A, Consonni D, Mensi C, Mirabelli D, Migliore E, Magnani C, Di Marzio D, Gennaro V, Mazzoleni G, Girardi P, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Madeo G, Romeo E, Ascoli V, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, Tumino R, Melis […]

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Malignant mesothelioma following repeated exposures to cosmetic talc: A case series of 75 patients.

American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2020 March 16 [Link] Emory TS, Maddox JC, Kradin RL Abstract BACKGROUND: Asbestos is the primary known cause of malignant mesothelioma. Some cosmetic talc products have been shown to contain asbestos. Recently, repeated exposures to cosmetic talc have been implicated as a cause of mesothelioma. METHODS: Seventy-five individuals (64 females; […]

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Cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from asbestos related diseases in a pooled analysis of 21 asbestos cement cohorts in Italy.

Environmental Health 2019 August 7 [Link] Luberto F, Ferrante D, Silvestri S, Angelini A, Cuccaro F, Nannavecchia AM, Oddone E, Vicentini M, Barone-Adesi F, Cena T, Mirabelli D, Mangone L, Roncaglia F, Sala O, Menegozzo S, Pirastu R, Azzolina D, Tunesi S, Chellini E, Miligi L, Perticaroli P, Pettinari A, Bressan V, Merler E, Girardi […]

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Malignant mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis testis: Report of a very rare case with review of the literature.

Archivio Italiano di Urologia, Andrologia 2018 September 30 [Link] Trenti E1, Palermo SM, D’Elia C, Comploj E, Pycha A, Carella R, Pycha A Abstract INTRODUCTION: Mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is a extremely rare tumor and represents 0.3 to 0.5% of all malignant mesotheliomas. Exposure to asbestos often precedes illness. Because of its low […]

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Transglutaminase is a mesothelioma cancer stem cell survival protein that is required for tumor formation.

Oncotarget 2018 October 2 [Link] Adhikary G, Grun D, Alexander HR, Friedberg JS, Xu W, Keillor JW, Kandasamy S, Eckert RL Abstract Mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the mesothelial cell layer of the pleura, peritoneum, pericardium and tunica vaginalis. It is typically caused by asbestos, notoriously resistant to chemotherapy and generally considered incurable with […]

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A BILATERAL METACHRONOUS MESOTHELIOMA OF THE TUNICA VAGINALIS.

Urology 2018 July 17 [Link] Abello A, Steinkeler J, Das AK Abstract This is a unique case of bilateral metachronous testicular mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis. Testicular mesothelioma is a rare entity found in patients with or without asbestos occupational exposure. The tumor most commonly presents as a unilateral testicular mass. More rare presentations include […]

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Malignant Mesothelioma of Tunica Vaginalis Testis: Macroscopic and Microscopic Features of a Very Rare Malignancy

Cureus 2017 November [Link] Arda E, Arıkan MG, Cetin G, Kuyumcuoğlu U, Usta U Abstract Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis (MMTVT) is an extremely rare tumour, usually mimicking benign pathologies of the scrotum. Our case is an 84-year-old male patient who appealed with a painless, left-sided scrotal swelling longer than 2 months. Although […]

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Genome Evolution Analysis of Recurrent Testicular Malignant Mesothelioma by Whole-Genome Sequencing

Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 2018 January 15 [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Zhang S, Zhang Q, Sun Q, Tang J, Chen J, Ji N, Zheng Y, Fang F, Lei W, Li P, Zhang N Abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is a rare and lethal disease. The genomic characteristics and genetic changes […]

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Epithelioid Malignant Mesothelioma Metastatic to the Skin: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2017 August [Epub ahead of print] [Link] Ward RE, Ali SA, Kuhar M Abstract Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer arising from a monolayer of mesothelial cells that form the lining of the internal body cavities and organs, with the vast majority of cases arising from the pleura (65-80%), less […]

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