Annals of Surgical Oncology 2021 May 3 [Link] Paul H Sugarbaker, David Chang Abstract Background: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare and often fatal disease. Dissemination is confined to the abdominal and pelvic peritoneal spaces in a great majority of patients. Methods: Standardized cytoreductive surgery and perioperative chemotherapy was used in all patients. Long-term normothermic…

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Expert Opinion on Emerging Drugs 2021 May 4 [Link] Alexander P Davis, Steven C Kao, Stephen J Clarke, Michael Boyer, Nick Pavlakis Abstract Introduction: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has limited treatment options with minimal new therapy approvals for unresectable disease in the past 15 years. However, considerable work has occurred to develop immunotherapies and biomarker…

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Biomedicines 2021 April 7 [Link] Sören Weidemann, Pauline Gagelmann, Natalia Gorbokon, Maximilian Lennartz, Anne Menz, Andreas M Luebke, Martina Kluth, Claudia Hube-Magg, Niclas C Blessin, Christoph Fraune, Katharina Möller, Christian Bernreuther, Patrick Lebok, Till S Clauditz, Frank Jacobsen, Jakob R Izbicki, Kristina Jansen, Guido Sauter, Ria Uhlig, Waldemar Wilczak, Stefan Steurer, Sarah Minner, Eike Burandt,…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2021 April 22 [Link] Silvia Mola, Giulia Pinton, Marco Erreni, Marco Corazzari, Marco De Andrea, Ambra A Grolla, Veronica Martini, Laura Moro, Chiara Porta Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a highly aggressive cancer with a long latency period and dismal prognosis. Recently, tazemetostat (EPZ-6438), an inhibitor of the histone…

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Techniques in Coloproctology 2020 October [Link] A Arjona-Sánchez, D Cortés-Guiral, M Duran-Martínez, P Villarejo-Campos, J M Sánchez-Hidalgo, A Casado-Adam, L Rodriguez-Ortiz, A Romero-Ruiz, B Rufian-Andujar, E Espinosa-Redondo, F Valenzuela-Molina, S Rufián-Peña, J Briceño-Delgado Abstract Background: The aim of our study was to present the technique for, and early results of complete laparoscopic pelvic peritonectomy (LPP)…

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Surgical Oncology 2020 June [Link] Paul H Sugarbaker, O Anthony Stuart Abstract Background: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is a disease in transition. Two decades ago this cancer had a median survival of 1 year. Recent reports in selected patients show a 5-year survival of 70% and median survival not reached at 10 years. Methods:…

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Clinical Lung Cancer 2021 March 27 [Link] Abdullah Nasser, Andrew Baird, Mathieu D Saint-Pierre, Kayvan Amjadi, Scott Laurie, Paul Wheatley-Price Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) remains a challenging disease to manage. In the past few decades, extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP), pemetrexed-based chemotherapy, and indwelling pleural catheters were introduced to MPM care with variable levels of…

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