Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2020 December 1 [Link] R Taylor Ripley, Nihanth Palivela, Shawn S Groth, Eugene A Choi, Lorraine D Cornwell, Phillip W Carrott, George Van Buren, Taylor G Splawn, David J Sugarbaker, Bryan M Burt Abstract Background: With a multimodal treatment strategy, cytoreductive surgery extends survival in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Improving the accuracy…

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Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2020 November 30 [Link] Katrina Collins, Priyadharsini Nagarajan, Phyu P Aung Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is a locally aggressive malignancy most commonly arising from the pleural and/or peritoneal cavity. Distant cutaneous metastasis is extremely rare. Here, we describe two cases of mesothelioma metastatic to the head and neck skin. Case 1: A…

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BMC Medical Imaging 2020 November [Link] Hualong Yu, Chuanyu Zhang, Shihe Liu, Gang Jiang, Shaoke Li, Liang Zhang, Yongjie Wang, Wenjian Xu Abstract Background: To investigate the clinical value of CT-guided percutaneous fine-needle aspiration biopsy for peritoneal lesions of unknown nature. Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted of 84 patients with peritoneal thickening for unknown…

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British Journal of Cancer 2020 October 26 [Link] Michael G White, Jefree J Schulte, Lai Xue, Yaniv Berger, Darryl Schuitevoerder, Charles C Vining, Hedy L Kindler, Aliya Husain, Kiran K Turaga, Oliver S Eng Abstract Programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression has been described in patients with malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM), but treatment strategies utilising immune…

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Annals of Surgical Oncology 2020 October 18 [Link] David Roife, Benjamin D Powers, Mohammad Y Zaidi, Charles A Staley, Jordan M Cloyd, Ahmed Ahmed, Travis Grotz, Jennifer Leiting, Keith Fournier, Andrew J Lee, Jula Veerapong, Joel M Baumgartner, Callisia Clarke, Sameer H Patel, Ryan J Hendrix, Laura Lambert, Daniel E Abbott, Courtney Pokrzywa, Byrne Lee,…

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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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