Molecular Oncology 2022 August 28 [Link] Hoa-Le Mai, Sophie Deshayes, Thi-Van-Ha Nguyen, Virginie Dehame, Anne-Laure Chéné, Sophie Brouard, Christophe Blanquart Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive cancer mainly related to asbestos exposure. Despite recent therapeutic advances, notably immunotherapies, the benefit remains limited and restricted to a small percentage of patients. Thus, a better…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022 August 12 [Link] Botle Precious Setlai, Zilungile Lynette Mkhize-Kwitshana, Ravi Mehrotra, Thanyani Victor Mulaudzi, Zodwa Dlamini Abstract Malignant mesotheliomas (MM) are hard to treat malignancies with poor prognosis and high mortality rates. This cancer is highly misdiagnosed in Sub-Saharan African countries. According to literature, the incidence of MM is…

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Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 2022 August 20 [Link] Paola Muti, Andrea Sacconi, Claudio Pulito, Giulia Orlandi, Sara Donzelli, Aldo Morrone, James Jiulian, Gerard P Cox, Martin Kolb, Gregory Pond, Peter Kavsak, Mark Norman Levine, Giovanni Blandino, Sabrina Strano Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a highly aggressive tumor associated with asbestos exposure.…

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BioMed Research International 2022 July 27 [Link] M Shobana, V R Balasraswathi, R Radhika, Ahmed Kareem Oleiwi, Sushovan Chaudhury, Ajay S Ladkat, Mohd Naved, Abdul Wahab Rahmani Abstract Cancer of the mesothelium, sometimes referred to as malignant mesothelioma (MM), is an extremely uncommon form of the illness that almost always results in death. Chemotherapy, surgery,…

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Targeted Oncology 2022 July [Link] Fatéméh Dubois, Céline Bazille, Jérôme Levallet, Elodie Maille, Solenn Brosseau, Jeannick Madelaine, Emmanuel Bergot, Gérard Zalcman, Guénaëlle Levallet Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive neoplasm, which has primarily been attributed to the exposure to asbestos fibers (83% of cases); yet, despite a ban of using asbestos in…

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Biomolecules 2022 June 27 [Link] Swaroop Kumar Pandey, Renen Machlof-Cohen, Manikandan Santhanam, Anna Shteinfer-Kuzmine, Varda Shoshan-Barmatz Abstract Mesothelioma, an aggressive cancer with a poor prognosis, is linked to asbestos exposure. However, carbon nanotubes found in materials we are exposed to daily can cause mesothelioma cancer. Cancer cells reprogram their metabolism to support increased biosynthetic and…

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Journal of Oncology 2022 July 15 [Link] Elisa Mazzoni, Ilaria Bononi, John Charles Rotondo, Chiara Mazziotta, Roberta Libener, Roberto Guaschino, Roberta Gafà, Giovanni Lanza, Fernanda Martini, Mauro Tognon Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), a fatal tumor, is mainly linked to the asbestos exposure. It has been reported that together with the inhalation of asbestos fibers,…

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Biomedical Reports 2022 June 7 [Link] Guan-Ying Ma, Shuai Shi, Ping Wang, Xing-Guang Wang, Zhi-Gang Zhang Abstract The diagnostic value of the 9P21 gene determined using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) combined with BRCA1-associated protein 1 (BAP1) and methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP) expression detection by immunohistochemistry, was investigated in serous effusion samples of malignant mesothelioma. A…

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Targeted Oncology 2022 July 30 [Link] Fatéméh Dubois, Céline Bazille, Jérôme Levallet, Elodie Maille, Solenn Brosseau, Jeannick Madelaine, Emmanuel Bergot, Gérard Zalcman, Guénaëlle Levallet Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive neoplasm, which has primarily been attributed to the exposure to asbestos fibers (83% of cases); yet, despite a ban of using asbestos…

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JTO Clinical and Research Reports 2022 June 9 [Link] Takaaki Tanaka, Shoji Asakura, Kazuya Hisamatsu, Nobukazu Fujimoto Abstract A 69-year-old man presented with a pulmonary opacity at a regular medical check-up. He had been exposed to asbestos in a chemical fiber manufacturing setting. Result of positron emission tomography with computed tomography (CT) revealed fluorodeoxyglucose accumulations…

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