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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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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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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Journal of Clinical Medicine 2022 June 10 [Link] Alice Bellini, Sara Mazzarra, Sara Sterrantino, Desideria Argnani, Franco Stella Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive asbestos-related tumour with poor prognosis. To date, a multimodality treatment, including chemotherapy and surgery, with or without radiotherapy, is the gold standard therapy for selected patients with epithelioid and…

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Cancers 2022 April 30 [Link] Arnulf Holzknecht, Oliver Illini, Maximilian J Hochmair, Dagmar Krenbek, Ulrike Setinek, Florian Huemer, Erwin Bitterlich, Christoph Kaindl, Vladyslav Getman, Ahmet Akan, Michael Weber, Gunther Leobacher, Arschang Valipour, Michael R Mueller, Stefan B Watzka Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare pleural cancer associated with asbestos exposure. According to current…

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Lung Cancer 2022 March 2 [Link] Alexander Davis, Helen Ke, Steven Kao, Nick Pavlakis Abstract The treatment paradigm for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) has changed little in the last 18 years. Radical intent treatment, consisting of surgical resection, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, has been offered to a highly select few; however, there is little randomised evidence…

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