Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Known as: Malignant Mesothelioma of Pleura, pleura mesothelioma, Pleural Diffuse Malignant Mesothelioma 
A malignant neoplasm that arises from mesothelial cells in the pleura and shows a diffuse growth pattern. It arises on the parietal and sometimes… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Malignant pleural mesotheliomas (MPMs) often show CDKN2A and NF2 inactivation, but other highly recurrent mutations have not been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Cancers arise by the gradual accumulation of mutations in multiple genes. We now use shotgun pyrosequencing to characterize RNA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE The optimal procedure for resection of malignant pleural mesothelioma is controversial, partly because previous… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The growth pattern of malignant pleural mesothelioma makes the use of RECIST (response evaluation criteria in solid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
PURPOSE Patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma, a rapidly progressing malignancy with a median survival time of 6 to 9… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The pathological distinction between malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM)and adenocarcinoma (ADCA) of the lung can be cumbersome… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Despite innumerable trials of surgery, radiotherapy, and countless chemotherapeutic drugs, it is unclear whether any intervention… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES Our aim was to identify prognostic variables for long-term postoperative survival in trimodality management of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Malignant pleural mesothelioma is uncommon, and presently, no standard treatment of this disease exists. The objective… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
STUDY OBJECTIVE Investigation of the behavior and treatment of the diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is hindered by… (More)
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