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 Büchler, 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 Pharmacology 2022 October 11 [Link] Sze-Kwan Lam, Sheng Yan, Joyce Sze-Man Lam, Yuqian Feng, Mahjabin Khan, Caoyang Chen, Frankie Chi-Fat Ko, James Chung-Man Ho Abstract Background: Inhalation of asbestos fibers is the most common cause of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). In 2004, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved a combination of…

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Cancer Medicine 2022 August 28 [Link] Yue Jiang, Chengda Zhang, Yang Chen, Shiyu Zhao, Yipeng He, Jun He Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare and highly malignant thoracic tumor. Although alternative splicing (AS) is associated with tumor prognosis, the prognostic significance of AS in MPM is unknown. Methods: Transcriptomic data, clinical information,…

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Targeted Oncology 2022 July [Link] Fatéméh Dubois, Céline Bazille, Jérôme Levallet, Elodie Maille, Solenn Brosseau, Jeannick Madelaine, Emmanuel Bergot, Gérard Zalcman, Guénaëlle Levallet Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive neoplasm, which has primarily been attributed to the exposure to asbestos fibers (83% of cases); yet, despite a ban of using asbestos in…

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Oncology Letters 2022 June 28 [Link] Francesco Di Meo, Roberta Esposito, Rossana Cuciniello, Gregorio Favale, Mario Arenga, Nadia Ruocco, Genoveffa Nuzzo, Angelo Fontana, Stefania Filosa, Stefania Crispi, Maria Costantini Abstract The serious side effects caused by chemotherapeutics and the development of cancer chemoresistance represent the most significant limitations in the treatment of cancer. Some alternative…

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World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 June 29 [Link]Jianting Ma, Shengzhi Zhang Abstract Background: Prognosis in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) remains poor, and the associated factors are unclear. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the prognostic factors of MPM. Methods: A total of 52 female MPM patients treated in 2012-2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Kaplan-Meier survival…

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Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery 2022 June 23 [Link] Miklos Acs, Michael Gerken, Ivana Gajic, Max Mayr, Jozef Zustin, Pompiliu Piso Abstract Purpose: This single-center study evaluated cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM). Methods: Prospectively collected data from a single institution data registry was retrospectively investigated. Eighty-four…

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