Anticancer Research 2020 September [Link] Giovanna Li Petri, Camilla Pecoraro, Ornella Randazzo, Silvia Zoppi, Stella Maria Cascioferro, Barbara Parrino, Daniela Carbone, Btissame El Hassouni, Andrea Cavazzoni, Nadia Zaffaroni, Girolamo Cirrincione, Patrizia Diana, Godefridus J Peters, Elisa Giovannetti Abstract Background/aim: A new class of imidazo[2,1-b][1,3,4]thiadiazole compounds have recently been evaluated as inhibitors of phosphorylation of focal…

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Redox Biology 2020 September [Link] Fumiya Ito, Izumi Yanatori, Yuki Maeda, Kenta Nimura, Satoki Ito, Tasuku Hirayama, Hideko Nagasawa, Norihiko Kohyama, Yasumasa Okazaki, Shinya Akatsuka, Shinya Toyokuni Abstract Asbestos is still a social burden worldwide as a carcinogen causing malignant mesothelioma. Whereas recent studies suggest that local iron reduction is a preventive strategy against carcinogenesis,…

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International Journal of Surgery Case Reports 2020 [Link] Naveen Padmanabhan, Haruaki Ishibashi, Kazurou Nishihara, Shouzou Sako, Kanji Katayama, Satoshi Wakama, Yasuyuki Kamada, Yutaka Yonemura Abstract Background: Multicystic Peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare and distinct variety of peritoneal mesothelioma with borderline malignant potential. Conventional Tumor bulking has been associated with recurrence of 45-50 %. Hence a…

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Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 2020 August 12 [Link] Yutaka Yonemura, Haruaki Iahibashi, Shouzou Sako, Akiyoshi Mizumoto, Nobuyuki Takao, Masumi Ichinose, Shunsuke Motoi, Yang Liu, Satoshi Wakama, Yasuyuki Kamada, Kazurou Nishihara Abstract Introduction: A new treatment strategy involving cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with perioperative intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy was proposed in 1999 by the Peritoneal Surface Oncology…

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Cancer Cytopathology 2020 July 17 [Link] Martin Chevrier, Sara E Monaco, Jacob A Jerome, Francoise Galateau-Salle, Andrew Churg, Sanja Dacic Abstract Background: A number of ancillary tests have been developed that aid in the diagnosis of mesothelioma in cytology specimens. The aim of this retrospective study was to determine whether testing for BAP1 and CDKN2A/p16…

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Pathology International 2020 June 24 [Link] Aya Shinozaki-Ushiku, Shinji Kohsaka, Hidenori Kage, Katsutoshi Oda, Kiyoshi Miyagawa, Jun Nakajima, Hiroyuki Aburatani, Hiroyuki Mano, Tetsuo Ushiku Abstract We report a case with a rare combination of synchronous lung adenocarcinoma and bilateral malignant pleural mesotheliomas in a 70-year-old male without asbestos exposure. He metachronously developed peritoneal malignant mesothelioma,…

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Medicine 2020 May 29 [Link] Hiroaki Ikushima, Toshio Sakatani, Sayaka Ohara, Hideyuki Takeshima, Hajime Horiuchi, Teppei Morikawa, Kazuhiro Usui Abstract Rationale: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare tumor with a poor prognosis and has no recommended therapy after first-line pemetrexed and platinum-based chemotherapy. Moreover, effects of immune checkpoint inhibitors on peritoneal mesothelioma remains to be…

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Cancers 2020 May 7 [Link] David Michael Abbott, Chandra Bortolotto, Silvia Benvenuti, Andrea Lancia, Andrea Riccardo Filippi, Giulia Maria Stella Abstract Mesothelioma is a malignancy of serosal membranes including the peritoneum, pleura, pericardium and the tunica vaginalis of the testes. Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a rare disease with a global incidence in countries like Italy…

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Oncology Letters 2020 June [Link] Guozun Zhang, Dong-Liang Yang, Guoqi Zheng, Yufei Liang Abstract Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPeM) is an incurable cancer strongly associated with asbestos exposure and characterised by poor prognosis. The aim of the present study was to elucidate the prognostic and predictive value of CD146 and survivin expression in MPeM. Diagnostic biopsies…

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