Biomedicines 2021 April 7 [Link] Sören Weidemann, Pauline Gagelmann, Natalia Gorbokon, Maximilian Lennartz, Anne Menz, Andreas M Luebke, Martina Kluth, Claudia Hube-Magg, Niclas C Blessin, Christoph Fraune, Katharina Möller, Christian Bernreuther, Patrick Lebok, Till S Clauditz, Frank Jacobsen, Jakob R Izbicki, Kristina Jansen, Guido Sauter, Ria Uhlig, Waldemar Wilczak, Stefan Steurer, Sarah Minner, Eike Burandt,…

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International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2021 April 22 [Link] Silvia Mola, Giulia Pinton, Marco Erreni, Marco Corazzari, Marco De Andrea, Ambra A Grolla, Veronica Martini, Laura Moro, Chiara Porta Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a highly aggressive cancer with a long latency period and dismal prognosis. Recently, tazemetostat (EPZ-6438), an inhibitor of the histone…

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Surgical Oncology 2020 June [Link] Paul H Sugarbaker, O Anthony Stuart Abstract Background: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) is a disease in transition. Two decades ago this cancer had a median survival of 1 year. Recent reports in selected patients show a 5-year survival of 70% and median survival not reached at 10 years. Methods:…

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Clinical Lung Cancer 2021 March 27 [Link] Abdullah Nasser, Andrew Baird, Mathieu D Saint-Pierre, Kayvan Amjadi, Scott Laurie, Paul Wheatley-Price Abstract Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) remains a challenging disease to manage. In the past few decades, extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP), pemetrexed-based chemotherapy, and indwelling pleural catheters were introduced to MPM care with variable levels of…

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Epidemiologia e Prevenzione Jan-Apr 2021 [Link] Elisabetta Chellini, Martina Donzellini, Sara Ricciardi, Lucia Kundisova, Lucia Giovannetti, Francesca Battisti, Martina Giusti, Barbara Dallarti, Carolina Mensi Abstract Objectives: to define the most frequent health pathways of cases affected by malignant pleural mesothelioma according to those suggested and evaluated by the most recent specific guidelines. Design: epidemiological descriptive…

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Molecular Medicine Reports 2021 June [Link] Takeo Tatsuta, Arisu Nakasato, Shigeki Sugawara, Masahiro Hosono Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a universally lethal type of cancer that is increasing in incidence worldwide; therefore, the development of new drugs for MPM is an urgent task. Bullfrog sialic acid‑binding lectin (cSBL) is a multifunctional protein that has…

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Cell Death & Disease 2021 April 15 [Link] Duo Xu, Shun-Qing Liang, Zhang Yang, Haitang Yang, Rémy Bruggmann, Simone Oberhaensli, Sabina Berezowska, Thomas M Marti, Sean R R Hall, Patrick Dorn, Gregor J Kocher, Ralph A Schmid, Ren-Wang Peng Abstract Escape from programmed cell death is a hallmark of cancer. In this study, we investigated…

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