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Predicting Cancer Using Supervised Machine Learning: Mesothelioma

Technology and Health Care 2020 June 19 [Link] Avishek Choudhury Abstract Background: Pleural Mesothelioma (PM) is an unusual, belligerent tumor that rapidly develops into cancer in the pleura of the lungs. Pleural Mesothelioma is a common type of Mesothelioma that accounts for about 75% of all Mesothelioma diagnosed yearly in the U.S. Diagnosis of Mesothelioma […]

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Involvement of the M-CSF/IL-34/CSF-1R Pathway in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Journal for the Immunotherapy of Cancer 2020 June [Link] Thibaut Blondy, Sènan Mickael d’Almeida, Tina Briolay, Julie Tabiasco, Clément Meiller, Anne-Laure Chéné, Laurent Cellerin, Sophie Deshayes, Yves Delneste, Jean-François Fonteneau, Nicolas Boisgerault, Jaafar Bennouna, Marc Grégoire, Didier Jean, Christophe Blanquart Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and aggressive cancer related to asbestos […]

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Cellular Immunotherapy and Locoregional Administration of CAR T-Cells in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Frontiers in Oncology 2020 June 3 [Link] Robert A Belderbos, Heleen Vroman, Joachim G J V Aerts Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a treatment recalcitrant tumor with a poor overall survival (OS). Current approved treatment consists of first line chemotherapy that only modestly increases OS, illustrating the desperate need for other treatment options in […]

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Genomic Profiling of Multiple Primary Cancers Including Synchronous Lung Adenocarcinoma and Bilateral Malignant Mesotheliomas: Identification of a Novel BAP1 Germline Variant

Pathology International 2020 June 24 [Link] Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku, Shinji Kohsaka, Hidenori Kage, Katsutoshi Oda, Kiyoshi Miyagawa, Jun Nakajima, Hiroyuki Aburatani, Hiroyuki Mano, Tetsuo Ushiku Abstract We report a case with a rare combination of synchronous lung adenocarcinoma and bilateral malignant pleural mesotheliomas in a 70-year-old male without asbestos exposure. He metachronously developed peritoneal malignant mesothelioma, […]

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NLRP3 and CARD8 Polymorphisms Influence Risk for Asbestos-Related Diseases

Journal of Medical Biochemistry 2020 January 10 [Link] Alenka Franko, Katja Goricar, Viljem Kovac, Metoda Dodic-Fikfak, Vita Dolzan Abstract Background: This study aimed to investigate the association between NLRP3 rs35829419 and CARD8 rs2043211 polymorphisms and the risk of developing pleural plaques, asbestosis, and malignant mesothelioma (MM), and to study the influence of the interactions between […]

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Secondary Renal Amyloidosis Associated With Asbestos-Related Pleuropulmonary Diseases

CEN Case Reports 2020 June 13 [Link] Ryoko Shibata, Tomomi Ozaki, Kazuhiro Tada, Takashi Aoyama, Maho Watanabe, Naoko Himuro, Koji Takahashi, Kenji Ito, Tetsuhiko Yasuno, Katsuhisa Miyake, Kosuke Masutani, Noriko Uesugi, Kazuki Nabeshima, Hitoshi Nakashima Abstract Here, we present a 67-year-old Japanese man who developed insidious-onset nephrotic syndrome. He had a history of occupational asbestos […]

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NTRK and ALK Rearrangements in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumours and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer 2020 May 24 [Link] Jose Luis Leal, Geoffrey Peters, Marcin Szaumkessel, Trishe Leong, Khashayar Asadi, Gareth Rivalland, Hongdo Do, Clare Senko, Paul L Mitchell, Chai Zi Quing, Alexander Dobrovic, Bibhusal Thapa, Thomas John Abstract Objectives: Gene rearrangements involving NTRK1, NTRK2, NTRK3, ROS1 and ALK have been identified in many types of cancer, including […]

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Diagnosis of a Primary Pericardial Mesothelioma by the Combination of Conventional Echocardiography and Contrast Echocardiography

Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2020 June 15 [Link] Hongxia Wang, Yun Mou, Zhelan Zheng Abstract Primary malignancies arising from the pericardium are rare, even more unusual for primary pericardial mesothelioma. The diagnosis is difficult and has no standard treatment. We herein present a case of a 65-year-old woman with primary pericardial mesothelioma associated with […]

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Genomic-based Ancillary Assays Offer Improved Diagnostic Yield of Effusion Cytology With Potential Challenges in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Pathology International 2020 June 15 [Link] Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Makoto Hamasaki, Shinji Matsumoto, Masayo Yoshimura, Ayuko Sato, Tohru Tsujimura, Toshiaki Kamei, Kunimitsu Kawahara, Kazuki Nabeshima Abstract BRCA1-associated protein 1 (BAP1) or methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP) immunohistochemistry (IHC) or 9p21 fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) are useful for the diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). However, the effect […]

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Addition of Radiotherapy to Surgery and Chemotherapy Improves Survival in Localized Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Study

Lung Cancer 2020 May 30 [Link] Andrew B Thompson, Thomas J Quinn, Zaid A Siddiqui, Muayad F Almahariq, Inga S Grills, Craig W Stevens Abstract Introduction: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a devastating disease with poor survival outcomes for most patients. Optimizing therapeutic approaches is thus vital, but has been hampered by a dearth of […]

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