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IgG4-related pleural disease with aortitis and submandibular glands involvement successfully treated with corticosteroid: case-based review.

Rheumatology International 2020 March 23 [Link] Okamoto S, Tsuboi H, Sato R, Terasaki M, Terasaki T, Toko H, Shimizu M, Honda F, Yagishita M, Ohyama A, Kurata I, Abe S, Takahashi H, Osada A, Hagiwara S, Kondo Y, Matsumoto I, Sumida T Abstract IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) is a fibro-inflammatory condition characterized by increased serum IgG4 […]

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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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Comparative analysis of prognostic histopathologic parameters in subtypes of epithelioid pleural mesothelioma.

Histopathology 2020 March 14 [Link] Bilecz A, Stockhammer P, Theegarten D, Kern I, Jakopovic M, Samarzija M, Klikovits T, Hoda MA, Döme B, Oberndorfer F, Muellauer L, Fillinger J, Kovács I, Pirker C, Schuler M, Plönes T, Aigner C, Klepetko W, Berger W, Brcic L, Laszlo V, Hegedus B Abstract AIMS: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) […]

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Comprehensive molecular and pathological evaluation of transitional mesothelioma assisted by deep learning approach: a multi institutional study of the International Mesothelioma Panel from MESOPATH Reference Center.

Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2020 March 9 [Link] Salle FG, Le Stang N, Tirode F, Courtiol P, Nicholson AG, Tsao MS, Tazelaar HD, Churg A, Dacic S, Roggli V, Pissaloux D, Maussion C, Moarii M, Beasley MB, Begueret H, Chapel DB, Copin MC, Gibbs AR, Klebe S, Lantuejoul S, Nabeshima K, Vignaud JM, Attanoos R, […]

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Curcumin as an Anticancer Agent in Malignant Mesothelioma: A Review.

International Journal of Molecular Science 2020 March 7 [Link] Baldi A, De Luca A, Maiorano P, D’Angelo C, Giordano A Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is an infrequent tumor that initiates from the mesothelial cells lining of body cavities. The great majority of mesotheliomas originate in the pleural cavity, while the remaining cases initiate in the peritoneal […]

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Immunotherapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma.

Frontiers in Oncology 2020 February 21 [Link] de Gooijer CJ, Borm FJ, Scherpereel A, Baas P Abstract The only registered systemic treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is platinum based chemotherapy combined with pemetrexed, with or without bevacizumab. Immunotherapy did seem active in small phase II trials. In this review, we will highlight the most […]

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How I treat malignant pleural mesothelioma.

ESMO Open 2020 March [Link] Viscardi G, Di Liello R, Morgillo F Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive malignancy mostly associated with occupational asbestos exposure. Prognosis is poor and only highly selected patients may benefit from aggressive surgical management, also as part of a multimodal approach. In advanced disease, the combination of […]

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ADAR2 Regulates Malignant Behaviour of Mesothelioma Cells Independent of RNA-editing Activity.

Anticancer Research 2020 March [Link] Sakata KI, Maeda K, Sakurai N, Liang S, Nakazawa S, Yanagihara K, Kubo T, Yoshiyama H, Kitagawa Y, Hamada JI, Iizasa H Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an intractable cancer, and causes of its malignant transformation are not well known. Adenosine deaminase acting on RNA (ADAR) is an […]

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A Mesothelial Inclusion Cyst Presenting in a 40-Year-Old Woman as Abdominal Pain and Bloating – A Rare Diagnosis.

European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine 2020 January 24 [Link] Canadas S, Fernandes R, Almeida H, Correia JS Abstract Cystic mesotheliomas (also called mesothelial inclusion cysts) are rare benign neoplasms that occur more often in young women. Symptoms are usually non-specific, demanding a thorough work-up. We report a case of a 40-year-old female […]

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Histopathological features of epithelioid malignant pleural mesotheliomas in patients with extended survival.

Human Pathology 2020 March 3 [Link] Paajanen J, Laaksonen S, Kettunen E, Ilonen I, Vehmas T, Salo J, Räsänen J, Sutinen BHc E, Ollila BHc H, Mäyränpää MI, Myllärniemi M, Wolff H Abstract Diffuse malignant mesothelioma (DMM) of the pleura is a rare and aggressive disease, where the long-term survival (LTS) rate is low. The […]

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