Second-line (post-study) chemotherapy received by patients treated in the phase III trial of pemetrexed plus cisplatin versus cisplatin alone in malignant pleural mesothelioma

April 11, 2005 |

Annals of Oncology 2005 16(6):923-927. [Link] C. Manegold1,*, J. Symanowski2, U. Gatzemeier3, M. Reck3, J. von Pawel4, C. Kortsik5, K. Nackaerts6, P. Lianes7 and N. J. Vogelzang8 1 Heidelberg University…

Epidemic of mesothelioma in Egypt

April 7, 2005 |

Lung Cancer. 2005 Jul;49 Suppl 1:S17-20. Epub 2005 Apr 7. [Link] Gaafar RM, Eldin NH. Department of Medical Oncology, NCI, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt. rababgaafar@link.net Abstract Asbestos has been recognized…

Induction chemotherapy, extrapleural pneumonectomy, and radiotherapy in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma: the Memorial Sloan-Kettering experience

April 7, 2005 |

Lung Cancer. 2005 Jul;49 Suppl 1:S71-4. Epub 2005 Apr 7. [Link] Flores RM. Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Room C-879, New York, NY…

Mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis: report of 2 cases with asbestos occupational exposure

April 1, 2005 |

International Journal of Surgerical Pathology. 2005 Apr;13(2):211-4. [Link] Gorini G, Pinelli M, Sforza V, Simi U, Rinnovati A, Zocchi G. Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology Unit, CSPO, Florence, Italy. Abstract We…

Pemetrexed-cisplatin combination in mesothelioma

April 1, 2005 |

Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy. 2005 Apr;5(2):231-7. [Link] Reck M, Gatzemeier U. Department of Thoracic Oncology, Hospital Grosshansdorf, Wohrendamm 80, 22927 Grosshansdorf, Germany. dr.martin.reck@web.de Abstract Despite the desperate struggle for…

D2-40 and podoplanin are highly specific and sensitive immunohistochemical markers of epithelioid malignant mesothelioma

April 1, 2005 |

Human Pathology. 2005 Apr;36(4):372-80. [Link] Ordonez NG. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA. nordonez1@houston.rr.com Abstract Recent investigations have shown that podoplanin and the D2-40…

An autopsy case of primary pericardial mesothelioma in arc cutter exposed to asbestos through talc pencils

April 1, 2005 |

Industrial Health. 2005 Apr;43(2):346-50. [Link] Fujiwara H, Kamimori T, Morinaga K, Takeda Y, Kohyama N, Miki Y, Inai K, Yamamoto S. Yodogawa Christian Hospital, 2-9-26, Awaji, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka 533-0032, Japan.…

Radiation Injury to the Liver After Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy in Patients with Mesothelioma: An Unusual CT Appearance

April 1, 2005 |

American Journal of Roentgenology 184, no. 4 (2005): 1091-1095. http://www.ajronline.org/cgi/content/abstract/184/4/1091 Reginald F. Munden1, Jeremy J. Erasmus1, William R. Smythe2, John E. Madewell1, Kenneth M. Forster3 and Craig W. Stevens3 Division…

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: staging systems

March 29, 2005 |

Lung Cancer. 2005 Jul;49 Suppl 1:S45-8. Epub 2005 Mar 29. [Link] Schil PV. Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B-2650 Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium. paul.van.schil@uza.be…

Assessment of immunological competence and SV40 specific recall immunity in malignant pleural mesothelioma

March 18, 2005 |

Vaccine 23, no. 17-18 (2005): 2399-2402. [Link] Bharat Jasani1, Sharon Coleman2, Eric Butchart3, Eve M-L Evans4, Malcolm Adams4, Malcolm Mason2, Allen Gibbs1 and Zsuzsanna Tabi2 Department of Pathology, Cardiff and…

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