Cancers 2021 September 12 [Link] Michael Ried, Julia Kovács, Till Markowiak, Karolina Müller, Gunnar Huppertz, Michael Koller, Hauke Winter, Laura V Klotz, Rudolf Hatz, Julia Zimmermann, Bernward Passlick, Severin Schmid, Mohamed Hassan, Martin E Eichhorn, Hans-Stefan Hofmann Abstract In the context of quality assurance, the objectives were to describe the surgical treatment and postoperative morbidity…

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Cancers 2021 September 12 [Link] Michael Ried, Julia Kovács, Till Markowiak, Karolina Müller, Gunnar Huppertz, Michael Koller, Hauke Winter, Laura V Klotz, Rudolf Hatz, Julia Zimmermann, Bernward Passlick, Severin Schmid, Mohamed Hassan, Martin E Eichhorn, Hans-Stefan Hofmann Abstract In the context of quality assurance, the objectives were to describe the surgical treatment and postoperative morbidity…

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The Lancet Oncology 2021 September 6 [Link] Carmine Pinto, Paolo Andrea Zucali, Maria Pagano, Federica Grosso, Giulia Pasello, Marina Chiara Garassino, Marcello Tiseo, Hector Soto Parra, Francesco Grossi, Federico Cappuzzo, Filippo de Marinis, Paolo Pedrazzoli, Maria Bonomi, Letizia Gianoncelli, Matteo Perrino, Armando Santoro, Francesca Zanelli, Candida Bonelli, Antonio Maconi, Stefano Frega, Erika Gervasi, Luca Boni,…

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JCO Oncology Practice 2021 September 7 [Link] Anna K Nowak, Alannah Jackson, Calvin Sidhu Abstract The management of pleural mesothelioma has changed with the demonstration that first-line checkpoint blockade therapy improves survival. This review covers issues of relevance to the practicing medical oncologist, with an emphasis on the palliative setting and on new information. Until…

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Lung Cancer 2021 August 27 [Link] Helena Mumblat, Antonia Martinez-Conde, Ori Braten, Mijal Munster, Eyal Dor-On, Rosa S Schneiderman, Yaara Porat, Tali Voloshin, Shiri Davidi, Roni Blatt, Anna Shteingauz, Catherine Tempel-Brami, Einav Zeevi, Carolina Lajterer, Yuval Shmueli, Shiri Danilov, Adi Haber, Moshe Giladi, Uri Weinberg, Adrian Kinzel, Yoram Palti Abstract Objectives: Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields)…

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Translational lung Cancer Research 2021 July [Link] Alexander Mathilakathu, Sabrina Borchert, Michael Wessolly, Elena Mairinger, Hendrik Beckert, Julia Steinborn, Thomas Hager, Daniel C Christoph, Jens Kollmeier, Jeremias Wohlschlaeger, Thomas Mairinger, Kurt Werner Schmid, Robert F H Walter, Luka Brcic, Fabian D Mairinger Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare malignant tumor associated with…

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Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2021 July 17 [Link] Seiki Hasegawa, Kohei Yokoi, Morihito Okada, Fumihiro Tanaka, Mototsugu Shimokawa, Takashi Daimon, Takashi Nakano Abstract Purpose: Despite becoming the preferred surgical technique for malignant pleural mesothelioma, pleurectomy/decortication has received few prospective clinical trials. Therefore, the Japan Mesothelioma Interest Group conducted a prospective multi-institutional study to…

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Lung Cancer 2021 July 17 [Link] Roger Y Kim, Yimei Li, Melina E Marmarelis, Anil Vachani Abstract Objectives: Second-line immune checkpoint inhibition (ICI) was recently shown to have a survival advantage over placebo in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), but the survival comparison to chemotherapy in patients with MPM receiving routine clinical care is unknown. Our…

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Communications Biology 2021 July 26 [Link] Meilin Chan, Licun Wu, Zhihong Yun, Trevor D McKee, Michael Cabanero, Yidan Zhao, Mikihiro Kohno, Junichi Murakami, Marc de Perrot Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive neoplasm originating from the pleura. Non-epithelioid (biphasic and sarcomatoid) MPM are particularly resistant to therapy. We investigated the role of the…

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Cytokine 2021 June 19 [Link] Loredana Urso, Micol Silic-Benussi, Alice Boscolo, Martina Lorenzi, Laura Bonanno, Francesca Lunardi, Valentina Guarneri, Fiorella Calabrese, Federico Rea, PierFranco Conte, Giulia Pasello Abstract Background: No data on circulating biomarkers for the prognostic stratification of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) patients are available. We prospectively explored the prognostic role of circulating monocyte…

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