Translational Lung Cancer Research 2022 June [Link] Ildiko Kovacs, Edina Bugyik, Katalin Dezso, Julia Tarnoki-Zach, Elod Mehes, Marton Gulyas, Andras Czirok, Elisabeth Lang, Michael Grusch, Karin Schelch, Balazs Hegedus, Ildiko Horvath, Nandor Barany, Zsolt Megyesfalvi, Anna Tisza, Zoltan Lohinai, Mir Alireza Hoda, Konrad Hoetzenecker, Francesco Pezzella, Sandor Paku, Viktoria Laszlo, Balazs Dome Abstract Background: The…

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European Journal of Cancer 2022 July 11 [Link] Daphne W Dumoulin, Luca Cantini, Robin Cornelissen, Madelief Vink, Larissa Klaase, Kick Sloof, Nura Tebayna, Joanne M Mankor, Sara J Baart, Rudi Hendriks, Anne-Marie C Dingemans, Marcella Willemsen, Joachim G J V Aerts Abstract Purpose: Lurbinectedin is a promising new drug being investigated in pre-treated patients with…

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Acta Chirurgica Belgica 2022 July 15 [Link] Mehmet Ali Bedirhan, Yunus Seyrek, Volkan Yaran, Celal Buğra Sezen, Levent Cansever, Muzaffer Metin Abstract Background: This study examined the effect of metastatic mediastinal lymph node involvement on the prognosis of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) who underwent extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) or extended pleurectomy (E/P) and also…

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Targeted Oncology 2022 July 30 [Link] Fatéméh Dubois, Céline Bazille, Jérôme Levallet, Elodie Maille, Solenn Brosseau, Jeannick Madelaine, Emmanuel Bergot, Gérard Zalcman, Guénaëlle Levallet Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive neoplasm, which has primarily been attributed to the exposure to asbestos fibers (83% of cases); yet, despite a ban of using asbestos…

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Surgical Oncology 2022 July 6 [Link] Riki Okita, Masanori Okada, Hidetoshi Inokawa, Tomoyuki Murakami, Eiji Ikeda Abstract Introduction: A preoperative validation system for predicting the clinical outcome of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is required, as EPP for MPM is one of the most invasive operation types. Recently, several inflammatory and nutritional…

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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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Frontiers in Oncology 2022 June 20 [Link] Hely Ollila, Mikko I Mäyränpää, Lassi Paavolainen, Juuso Paajanen, Katja Välimäki, Eva Sutinen, Henrik Wolff, Jari Räsänen, Olli Kallioniemi, Marjukka Myllärniemi, Ilkka Ilonen, Teijo Pellinen Abstract Background: Pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive malignancy with an average patient survival of only 10 months. Interestingly, about 5%-10% of the…

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JTO Clinical and Research Reports 2022 June 9 [Link] Takaaki Tanaka, Shoji Asakura, Kazuya Hisamatsu, Nobukazu Fujimoto Abstract A 69-year-old man presented with a pulmonary opacity at a regular medical check-up. He had been exposed to asbestos in a chemical fiber manufacturing setting. Result of positron emission tomography with computed tomography (CT) revealed fluorodeoxyglucose accumulations…

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Annals of Diagnostic Pathology 2022 June 30 [Link] Prakasit Sa-Ngiamwibool, Makoto Hamasaki, Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Shinji Matsumoto, Ayuko Sato, Tohru Tsujimura, Takahiko Kasai, Kenzo Hiroshima, Kei Kushitani, Yukio Takeshima, Kunimitsu Kawahara, Akinori Iwasaki, Kazuki Nabeshima Abstract Aim: Genomic-based ancillary assays including immunohistochemistry (IHC) for BRCA-1 associated protein-1 (BAP1) and methylthioadenosine phosphorylase (MTAP), and fluorescence in situ…

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