Quantitative assessment of the risk of lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma among automobile mechanics

January 27, 2006 |

Revue d’Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique. 2005 Nov;53(5):491-500. [Link] Imbernon E, Marchand JL, Garras L, Goldberg M. Departement Sante Travail-Institut de Veille Sanitaire, 12, rue du Val d’Osne, 94415 Saint-Maurice…

Differential diagnosis of preneoplastic lesions of the pleura and of early mesothelioma: immunohistochemical and morphological findings

January 27, 2006 |

Der Pathologe. 2006 Jan 25; [Epub ahead of print]. [Link] Krismann M, Thattamparambil P, Simon F, Johnen G. Institut fur Pathologie an der Augusta-Krankenanstalt, Bochum. Abstract The morphological diagnosis of…

Sensitivity and specificity of immunohistochemical markers used in the diagnosis of epithelioid mesothelioma: a detailed systematic analysis using published data

January 25, 2006 |

Histopathology. 2006 Feb;48(3):223-32. [Link] King JE, Thatcher N, Pickering CA, Hasleton PS. South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Wythenshawe Hospital and Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK. Abstract Aims: Immunohistochemistry…

Detection and Quantitation of Serum Mesothelin, a Tumor Marker for Patients with Mesothelioma and Ovarian Cancer

January 25, 2006 |

Clinical Cancer Research. Vol. 12, 447-453, January 2006. [Link] Raffit Hassan1, Alan T. Remaley2, Maureen L. Sampson2, Jingli Zhang1, Derrick D. Cox3, James Pingpank3, Richard Alexander3, Mark Willingham4, Ira Pastan1…

Paradoxic Technetium-99 Methylene Diphosphonate Localization in Malignant Mesothelioma

January 24, 2006 |

Clinical Nuclear Medicine. 31(2):71-73, February 2006. [Link] Reidman, Daniel CPT, MC *; Balingit, Antonio LTC, MC + Abstract The literature is replete with cases of Tc-99m bone imaging agent uptake…

Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma of the uterine serosa identified at cesarean section: a case report

January 20, 2006 |

The Joural of Reproductive Medicine. 2005 Nov;50(11):860-2. [Link] Lanneau GS, McLaughlin D, O’Boyle J, Magann EF, Morrison JC. Department of Obstetrics, Naval Hospital, Bremerton, Washington, USA. Abstract Background: Peritoneal mesotheliomas…

Well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma occurring in the tunica vaginalis of the testis with contralateral atypical mesothelial hyperplasia

January 19, 2006 |

Urologic Oncology. 2006 Jan-Feb;24(1):36-9. [Link] Tolhurst SR, Lotan T, Rapp DE, Lyon MB, Orvieto MA, Gerber GS, Sokoloff MH. Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL…

The diagnostic utility of immunohistochemistry in distinguishing between epithelioid mesotheliomas and squamous carcinomas of the lung: a comparative study

January 19, 2006 |

Modern Pathology’ advance online publication 13 January 2006; doi:10.1038/modpathol.3800544. Received 23 September 2005; revised 15 November 2005; accepted 16 November 2005. [Link] Nelson G Ordñez1 1 Department of Pathology, The…

Value of estrogen and progesterone receptor immunostaining in distinguishing between peritoneal mesotheliomas and serous carcinomas

January 16, 2006 |

Human Pathology. Volume 36, Issue 11, Pages 1163-1167 (November 2005). Received 26 July 2005; received in revised form 15 August 2005; accepted 17 August 2005 published online 26 September 2005.…

Pemetrexed: new drug. Pleural mesothelioma: a first encouraging trial

January 16, 2006 |

Prescrire International. 2005 Dec;14(80):212-4. [Link] Abstract (1) Chemotherapy does not appear to prolong the survival of patients with inoperable pleural mesothelioma, and the tumour response rate barely exceeds 20%. A…

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