Environmental Research 2020 November 13 [Link] Hailing Xia, Lingfang Feng, Lijun Lin, Zhaoqiang Jiang, Junqiang Chen, Wei Shi, Shibo Ying, Min Yu, Li Ju, Lijin Zhu, Li Shi, Xing Zhang, Jianlin Lou Abstract Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an aggressive cancer linked to asbestos exposure. Its poor prognosis makes early diagnosis extremely important, which would provide…

Read More

EBioMedicine 2020 October 9 [Link] Bill T V Duong, Licun Wu, Brenda J Green, Fatemeh Bavaghar-Zaeimi, Zongjie Wang, Mahmoud Labib, Yuxiao Zhou, Fernando J P Cantu, Thurgaa Jeganathan, Sandra Popescu, Jennifer Pantea, Marc de Perrot, Shana O Kelley Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive cancer related to asbestos exposure. Early diagnosis is…

Read More

Pharmaceuticals 2020 October 2 [Link] Puey-Ling Chia, Sagun Parakh, Ming-Sound Tsao, Nhu-An Pham, Hui K Gan, Diana Cao, Ingrid J G Burvenich, Angela Rigopoulos, Edward B Reilly, Thomas John, Andrew M Scott Abstract Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is highly overexpressed in malignant mesothelioma (MM). MAb806 is a novel anti-EGFR antibody that selectively targets a…

Read More

Clinical Advances for Hematology and Oncology 2020 September [Link] Joshua E Reuss, Patrick M Forde Abstract Therapeutic advancement for mesothelioma has been stagnant, with minimal treatment innovation in the past decade. Recently, however, immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) targeting the programmed death 1 and cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 pathways has revolutionized the treatment of multiple malignancies…

Read More

The Lancet Oncology 2020 October [Link] AurĂ©lien Marabelle, Marwan Fakih, Juanita Lopez, Manisha Shah, Ronnie Shapira-Frommer, Kazuhiko Nakagawa, Hyun Cheol Chung, Hedy L Kindler, Jose A Lopez-Martin, Wilson H Miller Jr, Antoine Italiano, Steven Kao, Sarina A Piha-Paul, Jean-Pierre Delord, Robert R McWilliams, David A Fabrizio, Deepti Aurora-Garg, Lei Xu, Fan Jin, Kevin Norwood, Yung-Jue…

Read More

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention 2020 July 30 [Link] Ferdinando Cerciello, Meena Choi, Sara L Sinicropi-Yao, Katie Lomeo, Joseph M Amann, Emanuela Felley-Bosco, Rolf A Stahel, Bruce W S Robinson, Jenette Creaney, Harvey I Pass, Olga Vitek, David P Carbone Abstract Background: We have verified a mass spectrometry (MS)-based targeted proteomics signature for the detection…

Read More

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention 2020 July 22 [Link] Harvey I Pass, Marjan Alimi, Michele Carbone, Haining Yang, Chandra M Goparaju Abstract Background: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) is an asbestos related neoplasm which can only be treated successfully when correctly diagnosed and treated in early stages. The asbestos exposed population serves as a high risk…

Read More

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers, July 30, 2020 (Epub ahead of print) [Link] Ferdinando Cerciello, et.al. Abstract Background: We have verified a mass spectrometry (MS) based targeted proteomics signature for the detection of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) from the blood. Methods: A seven-peptide biomarker MPM signature by targeted proteomics in serum was identified in a previous independent…

Read More

The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics 2020 April 30 [Link] de Vos L, Jung M, Koerber RM, Bawden EG, Holderried TAW, Dietrich J, Bootz F, Brossart P, Kristiansen G, Dietrich D Abstract Patients with incurable cancer usually receive palliative treatment with significant toxicity and limited efficacy. Methylation analysis of circulating cell-free DNA in blood from cancer…

Read More