Mononeuritis multiplex following immune checkpoint inhibitors in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Frontiers in Neurology 2024 January 25 [Link] Antonio Farina, Manon Escalere, Matthias Dion, Martin Moussy, Antoine Pegat, Macarena Villagrán-García, Perrine Devic, Anaïde Lamiral, Antoine Seyve, Karine Aure, Adrien Wang, Lucas Gorza, Nathalie Streichenberger, Thierry Maisonobe, Jerome Honnorat, Cristina Birzu, Dimitri Psimaras, David Weisenburger-Lile, Bastien Joubert Abstract Introduction: Mononeuritis multiplex is frequently related to vasculitic neuropathy…

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BAP1, Wilms’ tumor 1, and calretinin in predicting survival and response to first-line chemotherapy in patients with pleural mesothelioma

Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology 2024 January 27 [Link] Tuna Han Yuce, Guntulu Ak, Selma Metintas, Emine Dundar, Oluf Dimitri Roe, Vasiliki Panou, Muzaffer Metintas Abstract Purpose: There are currently no methods to predict response to chemotherapy in pleural mesothelioma (PM). The aim of this study is to investigate the predictive and prognostic…

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Clinical and pathological observation of conversion therapy for malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: a case report and literature review

Pathology Oncology Research 2024 January 8 [Link] Minying Deng, Xinyi Zhang, Chen Xu, Rongkui Luo, Lingli Chen, Yuhong Zhou, Yingyong Hou Abstract Background: Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a tumor originating from the pleura, peritoneum, or pericardial cavity. It is divided into diffuse and localized malignant mesothelioma, with four subtypes in diffuse MM: epithelioid, sarcomatoid, desmoplastic,…

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A case of attempted transbronchial spigot insertion for fistulous pyothorax in the residual pleural airspace after pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma

Respirology Case Reports 2024 January 24 [Link] Ryo Miyata, Shoichiro Morizono, Tadashi Umehara, Aya Harada-Takeda, Go Kamimura, Masaya Aoki, Toshiyuki Nagata, Kazuhiro Ueda Abstract Pleurectomy/decortication for malignant pleural mesothelioma is a relatively recent surgical approach for which there is a dearth of information on complications, especially in the late postoperative period. A 70-year-old man was…

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Impact of guideline therapy on survival of patients with stage I-III epithelioid mesothelioma

Journal of Thoracic Disease 2023 December 30 [Link] Douglas Z Liou, Yoyo Wang, Prasha Bhandari, Joseph B Shrager, Natalie S Lui, Leah M Backhus, Mark F Berry Abstract Background: Modern treatment guidelines recommend multimodal therapy with at least chemotherapy and surgery for patients with potentially resectable epithelioid mesothelioma. This study evaluated guideline compliance for patients…

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The knockdown of stathmin with si-RNA inhibits invasion of mesothelioma

Tissue and Cell 2024 January 5 [Link] Asude Aksoy, Asuman Varoglu, Ebru Etem Onalan, Ahmet Tektemur, Gokhan Artas, Mustafa Koc, Muharrem Cakmak, Siyami Aydin, Murat Kilic, Mustafa Ulas Abstract Background: To investigate the mechanism of action of stathmin1 (STMN1) in mesothelioma (MSM) and whether it has any role in its treatment. Methods: STMN1 expression was…

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Single-cell transcriptomic analysis of human pleura reveals stromal heterogeneity and informs in vitro models of mesothelioma

The European Respiratory Journal 2024 January 25 [Link] Joanna Obacz, Jose Antonio Valer, Reshma Nibhani, Taylor S Adams, Jonas C Schupp, Niki Veale, Amanah Lewis-Wade, Jasper Flint, John Hogan, Giuseppe Aresu, Aman S Coonar, Adam Peryt, Giulia Biffi, Naftali Kaminski, Hayley Francies, Doris M Rassl, Mathew J Garnett, Robert C Rintoul, Stefan J Marciniak Abstract…

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Novel chimeric antigen receptor-expressing T cells targeting the malignant mesothelioma-specific antigen sialylated HEG1

International Journal of Cancer 2024 January 11 [Link] Taku Kouro, Naoko Higashijima, Shun Horaguchi, Yasunobu Mano, Rika Kasajima, Huihui Xiang, Yuki Fujimoto, Hiroyuki Kishi, Hiroshi Hamana, Daisuke Hoshino, Hidetomo Himuro, Rieko Matsuura, Shoutaro Tsuji, Kohzoh Imai, Tetsuro Sasada Abstract The selection of highly specific target antigens is critical for the development of clinically efficient and…

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Extended pleurectomy/decortication and hyperthermic intraoperative intrapleural cisplatin perfusion for malignant pleural mesothelioma

JTCVS Open 2023 September 14 [Link] Kenichi Okubo, Hironori Ishibashi, Ryo Wakejima, Shunichi Baba, Ayaka Asakawa, Hiroshi Seshima Abstract Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of multimodality treatment including extended pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) and hyperthermic intraoperative chemotherapy (HIOC) with cisplatin for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), we investigated the pharmacokinetics of platinum, adverse events after HIOC, and survival…

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Comparison of Immunohistochemistry, Next-generation Sequencing and Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization for Detection of MTAP Loss in Pleural Mesothelioma

Modern Pathology 2024 January 5 [Link] Christopher A Febres-Aldana, Jason C Chang, Achim A Jungbluth, Prasad S Adusumilli, Francis M Bodd, Denise Frosina, Jerica A Geronimo, Enmily Hernandez, Helen Irawan, Michael D Offin, Natasha Rekhtman, William D Travis, Chad Vanderbilt, Marjorie G Zauderer, Yanming Zhang, Marc Ladanyi, Soo-Ryum Yang, Jennifer L Sauter Abstract 9p21 deletions…

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