Genes, Chromosomes, and Cancer 2022 December 16 [Link] Abbas Agaimy, Luka Brcic, Laurence M Briski, Yin P Hung, Michael Michal, Michal Michal, G Petur Nielsen, Robert Stoehr, Andrew E Rosenberg Abstract A focal adenomatoid-microcystic pattern is not uncommon in peritoneal mesothelioma, but tumors composed almost exclusively of this pattern are distinctly rare and have not…

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Translational Lung Cancer Research 2022 November [Link] Laura V Klotz, Hans Hoffmann, Rajiv Shah, Florian Eichhorn, Christiane Gruenewald, Elena L Bulut, Raffaella Griffo, Thomas Muley, Petros Christopoulos, Philip Baum, Peter Huber, Seyer Safi, Marc Kriegsmann, Michael Thomas, Helge Bischoff, Hauke Winter, Martin E Eichhorn Abstract Background: The exact role and type of surgery for malignant…

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Cancers 2022 November 30 [Link] Rita Terenziani, Maricla Galetti, Silvia La Monica, Claudia Fumarola, Silvia Zoppi, Roberta Alfieri, Graziana Digiacomo, Andrea Cavazzoni, Delia Cavallo, Massimo Corradi, Marcello Tiseo, Pier Giorgio Petronini, Mara Bonelli Abstract Background: The loss of the CDKN2A/ARF (cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2A/alternative reading frame) gene is the most common alteration in malignant pleural…

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Annals of Surgical Oncology 2022 December 10 [Link] Lukas F Liesenfeld, Eva Quiring, Mohammed Al-Saeedi, Christian Nusshag, Markus W B├╝chler, Martin Schneider Abstract Background: Cisplatin (CDDP)-containing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) is frequently applied in selected patients with peritoneal malignancies derived from ovarian cancer, gastric cancer, and primary peritoneal mesothelioma. HIPEC with CDDP increases perioperative morbidity,…

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Frontiers in Immunology 2022 November 18 [Link] Peter T Graham, Anna K Nowak, Scott M J Cornwall, Irma Larma, Delia J Nelson Abstract We assessed the murine Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) agonist, DMXAA, for anti-mesothelioma potential using the AE17-sOVA model that expresses ovalbumin (OVA) as a neo tumor antigen. Dose response experiments alongside testing…

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Clinical Cancer Research 2022 December 5 [Link] Hyun-Sung Lee, Hee-Jin Jang, Maheshwari Ramineni, Daniel Y Wang, Daniela Ramos, Jong Min Choi, Taylor Splawn, Monica Espinoza, Michelle Almarez, Leandria Hosey, Eunji Jo, Susan G Hilsenbeck, Christopher I Amos, R Taylor Ripley, Bryan M Burt Abstract Purpose: We report the results of a phase 2, randomized, window-of-opportunity…

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Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022 November 19 [Link] Michelle Lee, Luigi Ventura, Ralitsa Baranowski, Joanne Hargrave, David Waller Abstract Background: The accepted aim of radical surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is the achievement of macroscopic complete resection (MCR) whilst reducing perioperative morbidity by preserving normal tissue. Whilst preservation of the lung by pleurectomy/decortication (PD)…

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Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics 2022 Oct-Dec [Link] Srushti Karmarkar, Bharat Rekhi, Kedar K Deodhar, Santosh Menon Abstract Background: Malignant peritoneal mesotheliomas (MPMs) are rare tumors with overlapping clinical and histopathological features, especially with epithelial ovarian carcinomas (EOCs). There is no substantial documentation on these rare tumors from our country. Objective: To study the…

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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2022 November 29 [Link] Wenlong Liu, Chin-Hsien Tai, Xiufen Liu, Ira Pastan Abstract LMB-100 is a recombinant immunotoxin composed of a Fab linked to a toxin. It kills cells expressing human mesothelin (hMSLN), which is highly expressed on the surface of mesothelioma…

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