World Journal of Radiology 2020 December 28 [Link] Paul Hendrick Sugarbaker, James S Jelinek Abstract Background: Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is an unusual disease process characterized radiologically by ascites and infiltration of the peritoneum by multiple small tumor nodules. Both parietal and visceral peritoneum are involved by the multiple malignant tumor nodules. Computed tomography (CT) has…

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Experimental Animals 2021 January 21 [Link] Zhi-Ran Yang, Zhi-Gao Chen, Zhong-He Ji, Yu-Lin Lin, Jue Zhang, Ru Ma, Zhao Li, Xi Jiang, Qian Chen, Xue-Mei DU, Yan Li Abstract Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare malignancy with few experimental models. This study used the human surgical specimen to establish MPM patient-derived xenograft (PDX) models…

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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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