Therapeutic Advances In Medical Oncology 2021 December 10 [Link] Valérie Gounant, Solenn Brosseau, Gérard Zalcman Abstract Due to occupational asbestosis exposure, the incidence of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has continuously increased over the last 30 years, with a plateau anticipated around the year 2030 in Western countries. Molecular MPM carcinogenesis involves alterations of NF2, RASSF1,…

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Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2021 November 30 [Link] Flavia Novelli, Angela Bononi, Qian Wang, Fang Bai, Simone Patergnani, Franz Kricek, Ellinor Haglund, Joelle S Suarez, Mika Tanji, Ronghui Xu, Yasutaka Takanishi, Michael Minaai, Sandra Pastorino, Paul Morris, Greg Sakamoto, Harvey I Pass, Haithem Barbour, Giovanni Gaudino,…

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Journal of Radiation Research 2021 November 5 [Link] Eiko Inamasu, Tomoshi Tsuchiya, Motohiro Yamauchi, Kodai Nishi, Katsuya Matsuda, Fumio Sugawara, Kengo Sakaguchi, Ryoichi Mori, Keitaro Matsumoto, Takuro Miyazaki, Go Hatachi, Ryoichiro Doi, Hironosuke Watanabe, Koichi Tomoshige, Naoki Matsuda, Yoshikazu Higami, Isao Shimokawa, Masahiro Nakashima, Takeshi Nagayasu Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a highly malignant…

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Cureus 2021 September 29 [Link] Aanchal Gupta, Alisa Vasileva, Sukesh Manthri Abstract Malignant mesotheliomas (MM), as described are rare tumors that are mostly associated with occupational exposure to asbestos. They most commonly occur in the pleura. Other unfamiliar sites where they can occur are the peritoneum, pericardium, and tunica vaginalis. There is no significant correlation…

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Oncogenesis 2021 October 23 [Link] Suruchi Shrestha, Gautam Adhikary, Warren Naselsky, Wen Xu, Joseph S Friedberg, Richard L Eckert Abstract Mesothelioma is a poor prognosis cancer of the mesothelial lining that develops in response to exposure to various agents including asbestos. Actin-Like Protein 6A (ACTL6A, BAF53a) is a SWI/SNF regulatory complex protein that is elevated…

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BMC Gastroenterology 2021 October 12 [Link] Kelarji Ahmad Beshr, Alshutaihi Mohammad Sami, Ghazal Ahmad, Mahli Nihad, Sarab Agha Abstract Background: Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma (BMPM) is one of the rarest diseases in medicine with only more than 200 cases worldwide. This paper aims to report a case of Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma that strangely arose…

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Biomolecules 2021 August 25 [Link] Danijela Štrbac, Vita Dolžan Abstract Metalloproteinases (MMPs) have an important role in tissue remodeling and have been shown to have an effect on tumor progression, invasion, metastasis formation, and apoptosis in several tumors, including mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare tumor arising from pleura and peritoneum and is frequently associated with…

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Environmental Health 2021 September 15 [Link] C Airoldi, C Magnani, F Lazzarato, D Mirabelli, S Tunesi, D Ferrante Abstract Background: Neighborhood exposure to asbestos increases the risk of developing malignant mesothelioma (MM) in residents who live near asbestos mines and asbestos product plants. The area of Casale Monferrato (Northwest Italy) was impacted by several sources…

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International Journal of General Medicine 2021 August 29 [Link] Dongli Xie, Jianchen Hu, Tong Wu, Kangli Cao, Xiaogang Luo Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a highly aggressive cancer, was mainly attributed to asbestos exposure. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) share similar negative features to asbestos, provoking concerns about their contribution to MPM. This study was used…

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