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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British Journal of Cancer 2022 August 23 [Link] Thinh T Nguyen, Hyun-Sung Lee, Bryan M Burt, Christopher I Amos, Chao Cheng Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a lung pleural cancer with very poor disease outcome. With limited curative MPM treatment available, it is vital to study prognostic biomarkers to categorise different patient risk…

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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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Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology 2022 July 9 [Link] Louise Andersen Lynggård, Vasiliki Panou, Weronika Szejniuk, Oluf Dimitri Røe, Christos Meristoudis Abstract Introduction: Serous effusion is often the first sign of mesothelioma. Diagnosis based on cytologic material from the effusions remains controversial and complementary biopsy is usually required. However, obtaining representative tissue sample…

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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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Frontiers in Genetics 2022 May 18 [Link] Zhen Wang, Han Yang, Bin Luo, Pengfei Duan, Peng Lin Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a malignant tumor originating from pleural mesothelial cells and has a high mortality rate worldwide. With the advent of immunotherapy in MPM treatment, there is an urgent need to elucidate the…

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Scientific Reports 2022 June 2 [Link] Veronica Filetti, Alessandro La Ferlita, Antonio Di Maria, Venera Cardile, Adriana C E Graziano, Venerando Rapisarda, Caterina Ledda, Alfredo Pulvirenti, Carla Loreto Abstract Experimental evidence demonstrated that fluoro-edenite (FE) can develop chronic respiratory diseases and elicit carcinogenic effects. Environmental exposure to FE fibers is correlated with malignant pleural mesothelioma…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2022 May 21 [Link] Laura Mannarino, Lara Paracchini, Federica Pezzuto, Gheorghe Emilian Olteanu, Laura Moracci, Luca Vedovelli, Irene De Simone, Cristina Bosetti, Monica Lupi, Rosy Amodeo, Alessia Inglesi, Maurizio Callari, Serena Penpa, Roberta Libener, Sara Delfanti, Antonina De Angelis, Alberto Muzio, Paolo Andrea Zucali, Paola Allavena, Giovanni Luca Ceresoli, Sergio…

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Frontiers in Oncology 2022 May 6 [Link] Eline Janssens, Zoë Mol, Lore Vandermeersch, Sabrina Lagniau, Karim Y Vermaelen, Jan P van Meerbeeck, Christophe Walgraeve, Elly Marcq, Kevin Lamote Abstract Introduction: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a lethal cancer for which early-stage diagnosis remains a major challenge. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in breath proved to be…

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