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Expert Round Table with Drs. Anne Tsao and Alex Farivar: Case Discussion on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (audio)

<p><span style="font-family: arial, sans, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Case discussion with Dr. Anne Tsao of medical oncology at MD Anderson, and Dr. Alex Farivar of thoracic surgery at Swedish Cancer Institute, on a case of a relatively fit man with malignant pleural mesothelioma.</span></p>  
Howard (Jack) West, MD
about 9 years ago
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Expert Round Table with Drs. Anne Tsao and Alex Farivar: Case Discussion on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (video)

<p><span style="font-family: arial, sans, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Case discussion with Dr. Anne Tsao of medical oncology at MD Anderson, and Dr. Alex Farivar of thoracic surgery at Swedish Cancer Institute, on a case of a relatively fit man with malignant pleural mesothelioma.</span></p>  
Howard (Jack) West, MD
about 9 years ago
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Mesothelioma - Location, Characteristics & Histology

http://usmlefasttrack.com/?p=6068 Mesothelioma, -, Location,, Characteristics, &, Histology, Findings, symptoms, findings, causes, mnemonics, review, what is...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Penn Medicine: Immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab shows promise for mesothelioma patients

PD-1 inhibitor is safe, shrank tumors or stabilized disease in most patientsThe PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab, a cancer immunotherapy drug, shrank or halted growth of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Mesothelioma in southern Nevada likely result of asbestos in environment

Malignant mesothelioma has been found at higher than expected levels in women and in individuals younger than 55 years old in the southern Nevada counties of Clark and Nye, likewise in the same...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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A high number of genomic mutations in advanced malignant plural mesothelioma revealed by targeted next-generation sequencing

Next generation sequencing in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) tumors shows a complex mutational setting with a high number of genetic alterations in genes involved in DNA repair, cell...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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A high number of genomic mutations in advanced malignant plural mesothelioma identified by targeted next-generation sequencing

Next generation sequencing in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) tumors shows a complex mutational setting with a high number of genetic alterations in genes involved in DNA repair, cell...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Studies report new findings on treatment options for mesothelioma

Treating patients with high-dose radiotherapy after chemotherapy and surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma does not achieve improvements in local relapse and overall survival, according...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Curcumin, special peptides boost cancer-blocking PIAS3 to neutralize cancer-activating STAT3 in mesothelioma

A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung's lining often linked to asbestos.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Biomarkers accurately distinguish mesothelioma from non-cancerous tissue

Scientists have identified four biomarkers that may help resolve the difficult differential diagnosis between malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and non-cancerous pleural tissue with...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Novel cancer vaccine holds promise against ovarian cancer, mesothelioma

A novel approach to cancer immunotherapy - strategies designed to induce the immune system to attack cancer cells - may provide a new and cost-effective weapon against some of the most deadly...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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New study, harnessing ground-breaking science, offers hope to British mesothelioma patients

Pleural mesothelioma, is an aggressive form of lung cancer strongly linked to asbestos exposure, which has very limited treatment options and is associated with poor patient survival, with most...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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New survey launches to help identify mesothelioma treatment uncertainties

An important survey has launched that will help to inform future research into mesothelioma diagnosis, treatments and care.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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European Commission grants orphan drug status to Eisai's amatuximab for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma

The investigational monoclonal antibody amatuximab (development code: MORAb-009), has been granted orphan drug designation (ODD) for the treatment of malignant mesothelioma by the European...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Mesothelioma survival more than doubles with radiation before surgery

Results of clinical research that treated mesothelioma with radiation before surgery show the three-year survival rate more than doubled for study participants afflicted with this deadly...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Study shows putting aggressive cancer on a starvation diet slows tumour growth

Scientists researching one of Britain's deadliest rare cancers, mesothelioma, at...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Prognostic potential of rib cage lymph nodes in mesothelioma

For the first time, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown the predictive power of a group of overlooked lymph nodes--known as the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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BAP1 in Mesothelioma vs. Reactive Mesothelial Proliferations

The histologic distinction between malignant mesothelioma and reactive mesothelial proliferation can be challenging. Is BAP1 expression useful in the differential diagnosis?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Ectopic ACTH Secretion Associated to Peritoneal Mesothelioma

This report describes a rare example of ectopic ACTH secretion associated with a well-differentiated peritoneal mesothelioma. How was this case distinguished from Cushing's disease?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Radiotherapy Confers No Additional Benefit for Mesothelioma

A randomized trial shows no extra benefit from adding radiotherapy after surgery and neoadjuvant chemotherapy for mesothelioma.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago