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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Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022 October 29 [Link] Riccardo Tajè, Roberto Fiorito, Alexandro Patirelis, Valentina Marziali, Vincenzo Ambrogi Abstract Mesothelioma has a scant prognosis and a great impact on symptoms and the quality of life. Pleurectomy/decortication and extrapleural pneumonectomy are the two cytoreductive surgical strategies, with different invasiveness, but achieving similar oncological results. Hereafter, the…

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International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 2022 October 3 [Link] Michela Cangemi, Marcella Montico, Marco Trovo, Emilio Minatel, Emanuela Di Gregorio, Giuseppe Corona, Fabiana Giordari, Elisa Comaro, Francesca Colizzi, Lorena Baboçi, Agostino Steffan, Alberto Revelant, Elena Muraro Abstract Purpose: The present study aimed at evaluating the baseline immune profile and the immunomodulating effects of…

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Scientific Reports 2022 October 4 [Link] Kui Fan, Chuan-Long Zhang, Bo-Hui Zhang, Meng-Qi Gao, Yun-Chuan Sun Abstract Mesothelioma lies one of the most malignant tumors, in which the identification of the corresponding biomarkers is extremely critical. This study aims to investigate the prognostic value of enhancer homolog 2 (EZH2) mRNA expression in mesothelioma patients accompanied…

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BMC Cancer 2022 September 15 [Link] Nguyen Truong Duc Hoang, Ghmkin Hassan, Tomoya Suehiro, Yuichi Mine, Tohru Matsuki, Makiko Fujii Abstract Background: Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an aggressive mesothelial cell cancer type linked mainly to asbestos inhalation. MM characterizes by rapid progression and resistance to standard therapeutic modalities such as surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy. Our…

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Journal of Thoracic Disease 2022 August [Link] Olivia Lauk, Thomas Neuer, Bianca Battilana, Ilhan Inci, Katarzyna Furrer, Walter Weder, Masaki Hashimoto, Isabelle Opitz Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is associated with high rates of local recurrence (LR) up to 75%. Second line treatment should be applied tailored to relapse pattern. We aimed to establish…

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Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2022 September 5 [Link] Michael Offin, Dilanka De Silva, Jennifer L Sauter, Jacklynn V Egger, Ellen Yorke, Prasad S Adusumilli, Andreas Rimner, Valerie W Rusch, Marjorie G Zauderer Abstract Background: Primary pericardial mesothelioma (PPM) has no accepted standard of care treatment options with management and outcomes often extrapolated from diffuse pleural…

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Radiation Oncology 2022 August 26 [Link] Davide Franceschini, Luca Cozzi, Antonella Fogliata, Beatrice Marini, Luciana Di Cristina, Luca Dominici, Ruggero Spoto, Ciro Franzese, Pierina Navarria, Tiziana Comito, Giacomo Reggiori, Stefano Tomatis, Marta Scorsetti Abstract Background: To investigate the performance of a narrow-scope knowledge-based RapidPlan (RP) model for optimisation of intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT) and volumetric…

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Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022 August 3 [Link] Giuseppe Mangiameli, Edoardo Bottoni, Umberto Cariboni, Giorgio Maria Ferraroli, Emanuela Morenghi, Veronica Maria Giudici, Emanuele Voulaz, Marco Alloisio, Alberto Testori Abstract Objectives: We examined a series of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients who consecutively underwent surgery in our institution during the last 20 years. Across this period,…

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BioMed Research International 2022 July 27 [Link] M Shobana, V R Balasraswathi, R Radhika, Ahmed Kareem Oleiwi, Sushovan Chaudhury, Ajay S Ladkat, Mohd Naved, Abdul Wahab Rahmani Abstract Cancer of the mesothelium, sometimes referred to as malignant mesothelioma (MM), is an extremely uncommon form of the illness that almost always results in death. Chemotherapy, surgery,…

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