Genes, Chromosomes, and Cancer 2022 December 16 [Link] Abbas Agaimy, Luka Brcic, Laurence M Briski, Yin P Hung, Michael Michal, Michal Michal, G Petur Nielsen, Robert Stoehr, Andrew E Rosenberg Abstract A focal adenomatoid-microcystic pattern is not uncommon in peritoneal mesothelioma, but tumors composed almost exclusively of this pattern are distinctly rare and have not…

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Cell Immunology 2023 January [Link] Muneo Numasaki, Koyu Ito, Kiyoshi Takagi, Kengo Nagashima, Hirotsugu Notsuda, Hirokazu Ogino, Rika Ando, Yoshihisa Tomioka, Takashi Suzuki, Yoshinori Okada, Yasuhiko Nishioka, Michiaki Unno Abstract In this study, we sought to elucidate the roles of the interleukin (IL)-32β and IL-32γ in mesothelioma cell growth, and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-A…

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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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Lung Cancer 2022 November 19 [Link] Prakasit Sa-Ngiamwibool, Makoto Hamasaki, Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Shinji Matsumoto, Ayuko Sato, Tohru Tsujimura, Kunimitsu Kawahara, Takahiko Kasai, Kei Kushitani, Yukio Takeshima, Kenzo Hiroshima, Akinori Iwasaki, Kazuki Nabeshima Abstract Objectives: BAP1, CDKN2A, and NF2 are the most frequently altered genes in pleural mesotheliomas (PM). Discriminating PM from benign mesothelial proliferation (BMP)…

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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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Scientific Reports 2022 November 2 [Link] Takuya Hiratsuka, Takushi Yamamoto, Akihiko Yoshizawa, Shinya Toyokuni, Tatsuaki Tsuruyama Abstract Diagnostic markers of malignant mesothelioma (MM) have been extensively investigated. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) markers, such as calretinin, have been used for pathologic diagnosis. However, more diagnostic markers are required to improve the specificity and sensitivity of pathologic diagnosis. This…

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Medicine 2022 September 30 [Link] Filiz Cimen, Yetkin Agackiran, Sevim Düzgün, Melike Aloglu, Aysegül Senturk, Sükran Atikcan Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumor with a poor prognosis. In our study, we aimed to investigate the specific clinical, laboratory, and radiological features of the tumor and the prognostic effect of SUVmax (maximum standardized…

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Cancer Drug Resistance 2022 July 3 [Link] Mario Cioce, Daniela Rutigliano, Annamaria Puglielli, Vito Michele Fazio Abstract Aim: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a chemoresistant tumor, and biphasic and sarcomatoid histologies portend the worst prognosis for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients. We obtained the microRNA expression profile of three biphasic-sarcomatoid MPM cell lines to identify commonly…

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