Real-World efficacy and safety of combination nivolumab plus ipilimumab for Untreated, Unresectable, pleural Mesothelioma: The Meso-Immune (GFPC 04-2021) trial

Lung Cancer 2024 June 29 [Link] Olivier Bylicki, Florian Guisier, Arnaud Scherpereel, Catherine Daniel, Aurélie Swalduz, Emmanuel Grolleau, Marie Bernardi, Stephane Hominal, Jean Briac Prevost, Guillaume Pamart, Marie Héléne Marques, Nicolas Cloarec, Simon Deshayes, Judith Raimbourg, Rémi Veillon, Youssef Oulkhouir, Clarisse Audigier Valette, Fabien Subtil, Christos Chouaïd, Laurent Greillier Abstract Background: First-line standard-of-care for unresectable,…

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The highly selective and oral phosphoinositide 3-kinase delta (PI3K-δ) inhibitor roginolisib induces apoptosis in mesothelioma cells and increases immune effector cell composition

Translational Oncology 2024 May [Link] Claudia Kalla, German Ott, Francesca Finotello, Karolina Niewola-Staszkowska, Giusy Di Conza, Michael Lahn, Lars van der Veen, Julia Schüler, Roger Falkenstern-Ge, Joanna Kopecka, Chiara Riganti Abstract Targeting aberrantly expressed kinases in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a promising therapeutic strategy. We here investigated the effect of the novel and highly…

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Extended pleurectomy/decortication and hyperthermic intraoperative intrapleural cisplatin perfusion for malignant pleural mesothelioma

JTCVS Open 2023 September 14 [Link] Kenichi Okubo, Hironori Ishibashi, Ryo Wakejima, Shunichi Baba, Ayaka Asakawa, Hiroshi Seshima Abstract Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of multimodality treatment including extended pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) and hyperthermic intraoperative chemotherapy (HIOC) with cisplatin for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), we investigated the pharmacokinetics of platinum, adverse events after HIOC, and survival…

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Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Staging and Radiological Response Criteria in Patients Treated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Targeted Oncology 2023 December 8 [Link] Serafina Martella, Marco Maria Aiello, Valentina Bertaglia, Riccardo Cau, Nerina Denaro, Andrea Cadoni, Silvia Novello, Mario Scartozzi, Giuseppe Novello, Hector Josè Soto Parra, Luca Saba, Cinzia Solinas, Michele Porcu Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and challenging cancer associated with asbestos fiber exposure, which offers limited treatment…

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Targeting YB-1 via entinostat enhances cisplatin sensitivity of pleural mesothelioma in vitro and in vivo

Cancer Letters 2023 October 10 [Link] Karin Schelch, Dominik Emminger, Benjamin Zitta, Thomas G Johnson, Verena Kopatz, Sebastian Eder, Alexander Ries, Alessia Stefanelli, Petra Heffeter, Mir A Hoda, Konrad Hoetzenecker, Balazs Dome, Walter Berger, Glen Reid, Michael Grusch Abstract Pleural mesothelioma (PM) is characterized by poor prognosis and limited therapeutic options. Y-box-binding protein 1 (YB-1)…

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High-dose IV magnesium in mesothelioma patients receiving surgery with hyperthermic intraoperative cisplatin: Pilot studies and design of a phase II randomized clinical trial

Journal of Surgical Oncology 2023 September 13 [Link] Shruti Gupta, Sophia L Wells, Arunima M Jose, Robert H Seitter, Lea Feghali, Nishant Devaraj, Philip M Hartigan, Stephanie Yacoubian, David J Kwiatkowski, Donna M Burke, Julianne Barlow, Raphael Bueno, David E Leaf Abstract Introduction: Hyperthermic intraoperative cisplatin (HIOC) is associated with acute kidney injury (AKI). Administration…

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Induction of metallothionein expression by supplementation of zinc induces resistance against platinum-based treatment in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Translational Cancer Research 2023 August 31 [Link] Martine Wyrich, Henning Ohlig, Michael Wessolly, Elena Mairinger, Julia Steinborn, Luka Brcic, Balazs Hegedus, Thomas Hager, Kristina Greimelmaier, Jeremias Wohlschlaeger, Fabian D Mairinger, Sabrina Borchert Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumor with a dismal prognosis. Currently, multimodality treatment including chemotherapy with cisplatin or carboplatin…

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CAMK2D: a novel molecular target for BAP1-deficient malignant mesothelioma

Cell Death Discovery 2023 July 21 [Link] Sivasundaram Karnan, Akinobu Ota, Hideki Murakami, Md Lutfur Rahman, Md Wahiduzzaman, Muhammad Nazmul Hasan, Lam Quang Vu, Ichiro Hanamura, Akihito Inoko, Miho Riku, Hideaki Ito, Yoshifumi Kaneko, Toshinori Hyodo, Hiroyuki Konishi, Shinobu Tsuzuki, Yoshitaka Hosokawa Abstract Malignant mesothelioma (MMe) is a rare but aggressive malignancy. Although the molecular…

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2022 PSOGI Consensus on HIPEC Regimens for Peritoneal Malignancies: Diffuse Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Annals of Surgical Oncology 2023 July 23 [Link] Vahan Kepenekian, Olivia Sgarbura, Frederic Marchal, Laurent Villeneuve, Shigeki Kusamura, Marcello Deraco Abstract Background: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is a rare and aggressive primary peritoneal disease, with recommended treatment, in eligible patients, of a combination of complete cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). As…

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