Biomaterials 2022 April 20 [Link] Robert C Sabatelle, Rong Liu, Yin P Hung, Eric Bressler, Eliza J Neal, Andrew Martin, Iriny Ekladious, Mark W Grinstaff, Yolonda L Colson Abstract Peritoneal mesothelioma is an aggressive disease with a median survival of under three years, due to a lack of effective treatment options. Mesothelioma is traditionally considered…

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Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2022 April 27 [Link] Amber Louw, Vasiliki Panou, Weronika Maria Szejniuk, Christos Meristoudis, Siaw Ming Chai, Chris van Vliet, Y C Gary Lee, Ian M Dick, Tina Firth, Louise Andersen Lynggaard, Azadeh Birbaneh Asghari, Mogens Vyberg, Johnni Hansen, Jenette Creaney, Oluf Dimitri Røe Abstract Introduction: Pleural mesothelioma (PM) is an aggressive…

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Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2022 May [Link] Jennifer G Whisenant, Javier Baena, Alessio Cortellini, Li-Ching Huang, Giuseppe Lo Russo, Luca Porcu, Selina K Wong, Christine M Bestvina, Matthew D Hellmann, Elisa Roca, Hira Rizvi, Isabelle Monnet, Amel Boudjemaa, Jacobo Rogado, Giulia Pasello, Natasha B Leighl, Oscar Arrieta, Avinash Aujayeb, Ullas Batra, Ahmed Y Azzam, Mojca…

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Virchows Archiv 2022 April 24 [Link] Francesca Napoli, Ida Rapa, Stefania Izzo, Angelica Rigutto, Roberta Libener, Chiara Riganti, Paolo Bironzo, Riccardo Taulli, Mauro Papotti, Marco Volante, Giorgio Scagliotti, Luisella Righi Abstract The standard front-line treatment for pleural mesothelioma (PM) is pemetrexed-based chemotherapy, whose major target is thymidylate synthase (TS). In several cancer models, miR-215 and…

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Cancers 2022 April 16 [Link] Tugce Kutuk, Haley Appel, Maria Carolina Avendano, Federico Albrecht, Paul Kaywin, Suyen Ramos, Melanie E Suarez-Murias, Minesh P Mehta, Rupesh Kotecha Abstract Purpose: The objectives of this study were to evaluate the implementation, device usage rates, clinical outcomes, and treatment-related toxicities associated with TTFields and pemetrexed plus platinum-based chemotherapy in…

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ESMO Open 2022 April 12 [Link] M Mark, S Rusakiewicz, M Früh, S Hayoz, F Grosso, M Pless, P Zucali, G L Ceresoli, A Maconi, M Schneider, P Froesch, D Tarussio, F Benedetti, J Dagher, L Kandalaft, R von Moos, S Tissot-Renaud, S Schmid, Y Metaxas Abstract Background: The SAKK 17/16 study showed promising efficacy…

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Journal of Registry Management Fall 2021 [Link] Bian Liu, Li Niu, Francis Boscoe, Furrina F Lee Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and aggressive malignancy with a dismal prognosis. We aimed to identify predictors of survival among male and female MPM patients in the United States. Methods: We identified MPM cases reported…

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Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis 2021 July 3 [Link] Shajedul Islam, Takao Kitagawa, Yasuhiro Kuramitsu Abstract Background/aim: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare but very aggressive tumor that is primarily pleural in origin. The 5-year overall survival rate of patients with MPM has not improved despite therapeutic advances. Therefore, biomarker discovery to identify premalignant or…

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Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2022 March 30 [Link] Sanna Laaksonen, Eeva Kettunen, Eva Sutinen, Ilkka Ilonen, Tapio Vehmas, Timo Törmäkangas, Jari Räsänen, Henrik Wolff, Marjukka Myllärniemi Abstract Introduction: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is associated with poor prognosis and is strongly associated with occupational asbestos exposure. Given the importance of asbestos exposure in MPM pathogenesis, we…

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The Lancet Oncology 2022 April [Link] Hedy L Kindler, Silvia Novello, Alessandra Bearz, Giovanni L Ceresoli, Joachim G J V Aerts, James Spicer, Paul Taylor, Kristiaan Nackaerts, Alastair Greystoke, Ross Jennens, Luana Calabrò, Jacobus A Burgers, Armando Santoro, Susana Cedrés, Piotr Serwatowski, Santiago Ponce, Jan P Van Meerbeeck, Anna K Nowak, George Blumenschein Jr, Jonathan…

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