A cluster of familial malignant mesothelioma with del(9p) as the sole chromosomal anomaly.

@article{Musti2002ACO,
  title={A cluster of familial malignant mesothelioma with del(9p) as the sole chromosomal anomaly.},
  author={Marina Musti and Domenica Cavone and Yan Aalto and Anna Scattone and G Serio and Sakari Knuutila},
  journal={Cancer genetics and cytogenetics},
  year={2002},
  volume={138 1},
  pages={
          73-6
        }
}
We describe a family of three sisters affected by malignant mesothelioma (MM) (2 pleural and 1 peritoneal) and one brother affected by pleural plaques. All members of the family had been subjected to previous asbestos exposure of environmental-residential type. For 13 years, from 1951 to 1964, their housing was provided by the father's employer, an asbestos cement factory, and the factory warehouse was on the ground floor of the building they lived in. DNA extracted from paraffin-embedded MM… CONTINUE READING