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Malignant Mesothelioma of Peritoneum

Known as: mesothelioma of peritoneum, mesothelioma peritoneum, Peritoneal mesothelioma 
An aggressive malignant mesothelioma that arises from the peritoneum. Patients usually present with abdominal pain and ascites.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Monoclonal antibodies to cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA4) have therapeutic activity in different tumour types… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is a neoplasm arising from mesothelial cells lining the pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial cavities… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) from nonovarian malignancies long has been regarded as a terminal disease. Over the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare disease characterized by a difficult diagnosis, different types of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Definitive diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma in small specimens can be extremely difficult based on morphology alone… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The potential for a global epidemic of asbestos-related diseases is a growing concern. Our aim was to assess the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Purpose: To determine whether mesothelin, a cell surface protein highly expressed in mesothelioma and ovarian cancer, is shed… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The purpose of this prospective Phase II study was to analyze morbidity and mortality of cytoreductive surgery (CRS… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
An environmental and epidemiological study has been carried out in Central Cappadocia, Turkey, aiming at investigating the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Two thousand two hundred seventy-one deaths were recorded among 17,800 asbestos insulation workers observed from January 1, 1967… Expand
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