Mesothelioma

Known as: Mesothelioma [Disease/Finding], Mesotheliomas 
A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle… (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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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
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To determine the toxicities, maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and pharmacokinetics of the recombinant immunotoxin SS1P (anti… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND We investigated the presence of osteopontin in pleural mesothelioma and determined serum osteopontin levels in three… (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
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Mesothelioma is a highly aggressive tumour for which there are no reliable serum tumour markers. Identification of… (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
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Mesothelioma is closely related to exposure to asbestos, and mesothelioma mortality can be taken as an index of past exposure to… (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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