Cancers 2022 September 1 [Link] Michel Adamina, Maxime Warlaumont, Martin D Berger, Silvio Däster, Raphaël Delaloye, Antonia Digklia, Beat Gloor, Ralph Fritsch, Dieter Koeberle, Thibaud Koessler, Kuno Lehmann, Phaedra Müller, Ralph Peterli, Frédéric Ris, Thomas Steffen, Christian Stefan Weisshaupt, Martin Hübner Abstract Peritoneal cancer (PC) is a dire finding, yet in selected patients, long-term survival…

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Case Reports Cureus 2022 July 26 [Link] Zachary P Kerosky, Charleston R Powell, Phillip C Lindholm Abstract Mesothelioma is a difficult-to-detect neoplasm that rarely develops in the peritoneum. In patients with unexplained ascites, pleural fluid analysis and ultrasonography is often the first step to achieving a diagnosis. This case report shares a unique presentation in…

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Seminars in Nuclear Medicine 2022 August 11 [Link] Egesta Lopci, Angelo Castello, Luigi Mansi Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor originating from the mesothelial cells and presenting in general with a very poor prognosis. The pleural localization represents the prevailing disease site, while peritoneal involvement is commonly rare. The WHO classifies mesotheliomas into epithelioid,…

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Journal of the American Society of Cytopathology 2022 July 9 [Link] Louise Andersen Lynggård, Vasiliki Panou, Weronika Szejniuk, Oluf Dimitri Røe, Christos Meristoudis Abstract Introduction: Serous effusion is often the first sign of mesothelioma. Diagnosis based on cytologic material from the effusions remains controversial and complementary biopsy is usually required. However, obtaining representative tissue sample…

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Frontiers in Oncology 2022 July 1 [Link] Zhi-Ran Yang, Yan-Dong Su, Ru Ma, He-Liang Wu, Yan Li Abstract Objective: To investigate the clinical efficacy and adverse events (AEs) of apatinib salvage treatment for diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (DMPM) that has failed to respond to the recommended treatments. Methods: 27 patients with refractory DMPM were treated…

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International Journal of Molecular Science 2022 June 30 [Link] Claudia Baron, Marie Buchholz, Britta Majchrzak-Stiller, Ilka Peters, Daniel Fein, Thomas Müller, Waldemar Uhl, Philipp Höhn, Johanna Strotmann, Chris Braumann Abstract Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare tumor entity. Although cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy have increased overall survival, its prognosis remains poor. Established chemotherapeutics…

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World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2022 June 29 [Link]Jianting Ma, Shengzhi Zhang Abstract Background: Prognosis in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) remains poor, and the associated factors are unclear. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the prognostic factors of MPM. Methods: A total of 52 female MPM patients treated in 2012-2017 were retrospectively analyzed. Kaplan-Meier survival…

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JCO Precision Oncology 2022 June [Link] Ibiayi Dagogo-Jack, Russell W Madison, Jochen K Lennerz, Kuei-Ting Chen, Julia F Hopkins, Alexa B Schrock, Lauren L Ritterhouse, Ashley Lester, Keith A Wharton Jr, Mari Mino-Kenudson, Natalie Danziger, Yin P Hung, Douglas A Mata, Jeffrey S Ross Abstract Purpose: Mesothelioma is an aggressive malignancy with heterogeneous outcomes that…

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