Audrey Mansuet-Lupo

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PURPOSE HER2 mutations are identified in approximately 2%of non-small-cell lung cancers (NSCLC). There are few data available that describe the clinical course of patients with HER2-mutated NSCLC. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively identified 65 NSCLC, diagnosed with a HER2 in-frame insertion in exon 20. We collected clinicopathologic(More)
We have identified a gene-profile signature for human primary malignant melanoma associated with metastasis to distant sites and poor prognosis. We analyse the differential gene expression by looking at whole biological pathways rather than individual genes. Among the most significant pathways associated with progression to metastasis, we found the DNA(More)
BACKGROUND Hypothesizing that nutritional status, systemic inflammation and tumoral immune microenvironment play a role as determinants of lung cancer evolution, the purpose of this study was to assess their respective impact on long-term survival in resected non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC). METHODS AND FINDINGS Clinical, pathological and laboratory(More)
BACKGROUND Histologic classification of lung adenocarcinoma subtype has a prognostic value in most studies. However, lung adenocarcinoma characteristics differ across countries. Here, we aimed at validating the prognostic value of this classification in a large French series of lung adenocarcinoma. METHODS We reviewed 407 consecutive lung adenocarcinomas(More)
Anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) gene rearrangements in lung adenocarcinoma result in kinase activity targetable by crizotinib. Although fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) is the reference diagnostic technique, immunohistochemistry (IHC) could be useful for pre-screening. Diagnostic yields of ALK IHC, FISH and quantitative reverse transcriptase PCR(More)
Activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations characterize a subgroup of non-small-cell lung cancer that benefit from first line EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors (EGFR-TKI). However, the existence of polyclonal cell populations may hinder personalized-medicine strategies as patients’ screening often depends upon a single tumor-biopsy sample.(More)
Variability in the age of onset and number of tumors is occasionally described among retinoblastoma patients, and possible genetic modifiers might lie in the pRB or p53 pathways, both of which are involved in the development of retinoblastoma. MDM2, which increases p53 and pRB catabolism, is therefore a prominent candidate. The minor allele of MDM2 that(More)
Thoracic endometriosis is considered to be rare, but is the most frequent form of extra-abdominopelvic endometriosis. Thoracic endometriosis syndrome affects women of reproductive age. Diagnosis is mainly based on clinical findings, which can include catamenial pneumothorax and haemothorax, non-catamenial endometriosis-related pneumothorax, catamenial(More)
A parentage case is described that revealed a potentially erroneous exclusion from paternity in three systems, two on chromosome 21 and one on chromosome Y. Follow-up tests, especially of chromosome 21, were subsequently performed. Actually, the child's chromosome 21 showed alleles of maternal but not of paternal origin being consistent with a maternal(More)
T cells play a key role in the battle against cancer. To perform their antitumor activities, T cells need to adequately respond to tumor antigens by establishing contacts with either malignant cells or antigen-presenting cells. These latter functions rely on a series of migratory steps that go from entry of T cells into the tumor followed by their(More)