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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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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Epidemiologia e Prevenzione Jan-Apr 2021 [Link] Elisabetta Chellini, Martina Donzellini, Sara Ricciardi, Lucia Kundisova, Lucia Giovannetti, Francesca Battisti, Martina Giusti, Barbara Dallarti, Carolina Mensi Abstract Objectives: to define the most frequent health pathways of cases affected by malignant pleural mesothelioma according to those suggested and evaluated by the most recent specific guidelines. Design: epidemiological descriptive…

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Molecular Medicine Reports 2021 June [Link] Takeo Tatsuta, Arisu Nakasato, Shigeki Sugawara, Masahiro Hosono Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a universally lethal type of cancer that is increasing in incidence worldwide; therefore, the development of new drugs for MPM is an urgent task. Bullfrog sialic acid‑binding lectin (cSBL) is a multifunctional protein that has…

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Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 2021 [Link] Naoko Kumagai-Takei, Yasumitsu Nishimura, Hidenori Matsuzaki, Suni Lee, Kei Yoshitome, Tatsuo Ito, Takemi Otsuki Abstract Background: Asbestos fibers possess tumorigenicity and are thought to cause mesothelioma. We have previously reported that exposure to asbestos fibers causes a reduction in antitumor immunity. Asbestos exposure in the mixed lymphocyte reaction…

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