Malignant mesothelioma

Known as: Malignant Mesothelial Neoplasm, Malignant Tumor of Mesothelium, Malignant Mesothelial Tumor 
A rare type of cancer in which malignant cells are found in the sac lining the chest or abdomen. Exposure to airborne asbestos particles increases… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Malignant mesothelioma is a universally lethal cancer that is increasing in incidence worldwide. There is a dearth of effective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Because only a small fraction of asbestos-exposed individuals develop malignant mesothelioma, and because mesothelioma clustering… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Ovarian serous neoplasms can have morphologic overlap with malignant mesothelioma. The distinction is clinically important, yet… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Asbestos-induced chronic inflammation is implicated in the pathogenesis of malignant mesothelioma (MM). We have… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an uncommon tumor that can be difficult to diagnose. OBJECTIVE To develop practical… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE Malignant mesothelioma is a highly aggressive tumor and is often diagnosed too late for a curative treatment. We compared… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE The Cancer and Leukemia Group B conducted a phase II study of gefitinib, an inhibitor of the epidermal growth factor… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Peroxiredoxins (Prxs) are a recently characterized group of thiol-containing proteins with efficient antioxidant capacity… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
SummaryThe vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) family is a novel regulator of endothelial cell proliferation. We assessed… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The purpose of this randomized prospective study was to assess the efficacy of local radiotherapy in preventing malignant seeding… (More)
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