Blog Posts - Pleural Mesothelioma



Myxoid variant epithelioid pleural mesothelioma defines a favourable prognosis group: an analysis of 191 patients with pleural malignant mesothelioma

Malignant pleural mesothelioma shows marked cytoarchitectural diversity. The aim of the study was to evaluate how morphological phenotype impacted upon overall survival. 191 cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma with available follow-up were identi...
by AsbestosHUB on Nov 10, 2016

Residual fibre lung burden among patients with pleural mesothelioma who have been occupationally exposed to asbestos

Objectives  To evaluate the lungs asbestos fibres concentration in participants with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) who have been occupationally exposed. Methods  The lung samples were obtained from pleuropneumonectomies or autopsies of 271 m...
by AsbestosHUB on Nov 8, 2016

Arginine Deprivation for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Arginine deprivation is a novel anticancer strategy in argininosuccinate synthetase 1 (ASS1)–negative tumors. In a multicenter, phase II trial, immunohistochemistry identified 68 patients with ASS1 deficiency among 201 patients with malignant pleur...
by AsbestosHUB on Oct 26, 2016

Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura with desmoplastic histology: a case series and literature review

Abstract Background Desmoplastic malignant pleural mesothelioma (DMM) is rare histological subtype of diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), accounting for 5–10 % of cases. It has a poor prognosis, with direct invasion of the chest wall or...
by AsbestosHUB on Oct 19, 2016

Keep Hope Alive - Guest Post by Cameron Von St. James

This week I'm running a guest post from Cameron Von St. James. I hope you find it as inspiring as I did. And for those of you who are interested in more information about caregiving, I would like to recommend this valuable website www.LifePathSolutio...
by Erase Negativity on May 13, 2013

Technique to Help Diagnose Mesothelioma

  Technique to Help Diagnose Mesothelioma One of the causes, malignant pleural mesothelioma, is a relatively rare cancer, but its incidence is rapidly. Pleural effusion, or the accumulation of fluid in the pleural cavity, can be maddeningly diff...
by todaygossip on Jan 1, 2013

It Takes a Village | How a Common Phrase Saved My Life (Guest Post)

It Takes a Village | How a Common Phrase Saved My Life (Guest Post)Tweet If there’s one thing that my ordeals have taught me, it’s that “it takes a village.” Although this phrase is often thrown around during hard times, it’s one in which I...
by Crazy About My Baybah on Jul 12, 2012

Pleural Mesothelioma FAQs

A large majority of mesothelioma cases that are diagnosed annually are classified as pleural mesothelioma. Since it is a rare disease, many people are not familiar with pleural mesothelioma. Here are some frequently asked questions that might help yo...
by Mesothelioma Cancer Blog on Feb 8, 2012

Pleural Mesothelioma FAQs

A large majority of mesothelioma cases that are diagnosed annually are classified as pleural mesothelioma. Since it is a rare disease, many people are not familiar with pleural mesothelioma. Here are some frequently asked questions that might help yo...
by Mesothelioma Cancer Blog on Feb 8, 2012


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