Clinical Lung Cancer 2022 December [Link] Kian C Banks, Stephanie Ossowski, Yun-Yi Hung, Diana S Hsu, Simon K Ashiku, Ashish R Patel, Jeffrey B Velotta, J Marie Suga Abstract Background: Optimal therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) remains unclear. We compared overall survival in patients with MPM after various multimodal treatment regimens including combinations of…

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Cancer Drug Resistance 2022 July 3 [Link] Mario Cioce, Daniela Rutigliano, Annamaria Puglielli, Vito Michele Fazio Abstract Aim: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a chemoresistant tumor, and biphasic and sarcomatoid histologies portend the worst prognosis for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients. We obtained the microRNA expression profile of three biphasic-sarcomatoid MPM cell lines to identify commonly…

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Modern Pathology 2022 September 17 [Link] Jan Hendrik Rüschoff, Martina Haberecker, Zoi Tsourti, Kristiaan Nackaerts, Marc de Perrot, Luka Brcic, Ernest Nadal, Sotirios Tsimpoukis, Steven G Gray, Luca Ampollini, Joachim G Aerts, Emanuela Felley-Bosco, Michaela B Kirschner, Kim Monkhorst, Birgit Weynand, Fatemeh Bavaghar-Zaeimi, Miroslav Samarzija, Roger Llatjos, Stephen P Finn, Enrico Silini, Jan von der…

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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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Thoracic Cancer 2022 August 2 [Link] Masayoshi Hasegawa, Yuki Hanamatsu, Chiemi Saigo, Yusuke Kito, Tamotsu Takeuchi Abstract Background: As mesothelioma generally has an unfavorable prognosis, further advances are needed to improve the outcomes in patients with mesothelioma. In the present study, we generated and characterized a monoclonal antibody that could inhibit mesothelioma cell proliferation in…

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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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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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Frontiers in Oncology 2022 May 19 [Link] Katsuo Usuda, Yo Niida, Masahito Ishikawa, Shun Iwai, Aika Yamagata, Yoshihito Iijima, Nozomu Motono, Sohsuke Yamada, Hidetaka Uramoto Abstract A female underwent a right middle lobectomy for a pulmonary adenocarcinoma (AD). She eventually died of a right malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM; sarcomatoid type) 4 years and 7 months…

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