Human Pathology 2020 September 2 [Link] Sarita Prabhakaran, Ashleigh Hocking, Chankyung Kim, Matthew Hussey, Sonja Klebe Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is associated with asbestos exposure and poor outcomes. The usefulness of immunohistochemistry for diagnosis of sarcomatoid mesothelioma, especially the desmoplastic type, is limited, and more effective markers are required. GATA binding protein 3 (GATA3) has…

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Redox Biology 2020 September [Link] Fumiya Ito, Izumi Yanatori, Yuki Maeda, Kenta Nimura, Satoki Ito, Tasuku Hirayama, Hideko Nagasawa, Norihiko Kohyama, Yasumasa Okazaki, Shinya Akatsuka, Shinya Toyokuni Abstract Asbestos is still a social burden worldwide as a carcinogen causing malignant mesothelioma. Whereas recent studies suggest that local iron reduction is a preventive strategy against carcinogenesis,…

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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020 August 24 [Link] Chiara Airoldi, Daniela Ferrante, Dario Mirabelli, Danila Azzolina, Corrado Magnani Abstract Nonparticipation limits the power of epidemiological studies, and can cause bias. In a case-control study on pleural malignant mesothelioma (MM), we found low participation in interviews (63%) among controls. Our goal was…

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Frontiers in Genetics 2020 August 7 [Link] Yiyang Bai, Xiao Wang, Jia Hou, Luying Geng, Xuan Liang, Zhiping Ruan, Hui Guo, Kejun Nan, Lili Jiang Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), predominantly caused by asbestos exposure, is a highly aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. The staging systems currently used in clinics is inadequate in evaluating the…

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Frontiers in Genetics 2020 August 7 [Link] Yiyang Bai, Xiao Wang, Jia Hou, Luying Geng, Xuan Liang, Zhiping Ruan, Hui Guo, Kejun Nan, Lili Jiang Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), predominantly caused by asbestos exposure, is a highly aggressive cancer with poor prognosis. The staging systems currently used in clinics is inadequate in evaluating the…

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BMC Research Notes 2020 July 29 [Link] Martin Lehnert, Daniel G Weber, Dirk Taeger, Irina Raiko, Jens Kollmeier, Susann Stephan-Falkenau, Thomas Brüning, Georg Johnen, MoMar-Study Group Abstract Objective: Calretinin is a well-known immunohistochemical tissue marker in the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. Promising results also indicate the use in early detection. In the present cross-sectional survey,…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2020 July 21 [Link] Mara Bonelli, Rita Terenziani, Silvia Zoppi, Claudia Fumarola, Silvia La Monica, Daniele Cretella, Roberta Alfieri, Andrea Cavazzoni, Graziana Digiacomo, Maricla Galetti, Pier Giorgio Petronini Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive malignancy associated to asbestos exposure. One of the most frequent genetic alteration in…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2020 July 21 [Link] Mara Bonelli, Rita Terenziani, Silvia Zoppi, Claudia Fumarola, Silvia La Monica, Daniele Cretella, Roberta Alfieri, Andrea Cavazzoni, Graziana Digiacomo, Maricla Galetti, Pier Giorgio Petronini Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive malignancy associated to asbestos exposure. One of the most frequent genetic alteration in…

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Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 2020 July 22 [Link] Oana M Voloaca, Calum J Greenhalgh, Laura M Cole, Malcolm R Clench, Amy J Managh, Sarah L Haywood-Small Abstract Rationale: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is an extremely aggressive and incurable malignancy associated with prior exposure to asbestos fibres. Difficulties remain in relation to early diagnosis, notably due…

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