Malignant vascular tumours of the pleura in "asbestos" workers and endothelial differentiation in malignant mesothelioma

Attanoos, R. L.; Suvarna, S. K.; Rhead, E.; Stephens, M.; Locke, T. J.; Sheppard, M. N.; Pooley, F. D.; Gibbs, A. R.
October 2000
Thorax;Oct2000, p860
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Malignant mesothelioma. Rudd, R. M. // British Medical Bulletin;Mar2010, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p105 

    Introduction: Mesothelioma is a malignant tumour of the pleura or peritoneum caused by asbestos. It is increasing in frequency and the prognosis remains grim, with average survival around 1 year.

  • Pleural Mesothelioma with No Asbestos Exposure: A Case Report. BATAHAR, SALMA AIT; OURADI, OTHMANE; ELIDRISSI, SAFAE; AMRO, LAMYAE // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Nov2016, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p7 

    Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (MPM) is the primary malignant tumour of the pleura. It is highly aggressive and linked to the exposure to asbestos fibers. The prognosis of this cancer is bad with a median of survival around 12 months. The diagnosis of pleural mesothelioma is often done at an...

  • Malignant mesothelioma. Ruffié, P; Lehmann, M; Galateau-Sallé, F; Lagrange, J L; Pairon, J C // British Journal of Cancer;5/2/2001 Supplement 2, Vol. 84, p49 

    Focuses on the treatment of the disease malignant mesothelioma of the pleura. Association of heat resistant material asbestos with mesothelioma; Use of radical surgery and immune therapy for the treatment.

  • Localized Intrasplenic Mesothelioma: A Case Report. Giansanti, Michele; Bellezza, Guido; Guerriero, Angela; Pireddu, Anjuta; Sidoni, Angelo // International Journal of Surgical Pathology;Aug2014, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p451 

    Malignant mesothelioma is a primary neoplasm of the serosal membranes that usually presents with a diffuse pattern of growth. However, cases of localized mesotheliomas have been described. The predominant localization is the pleura; peritoneum and pericardium being rarer localizations. Only few...

  • Molecular Targets in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment. Pasello, Giulia; Favaretto, Adolfo // Current Drug Targets;Dec2009, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p1235 

    Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive tumour of the serosal surfaces with poor prognosis and increasing incidence due to widespread previous asbestos exposure. Relative chemotherapeutic and radiotherapeutic resistance makes malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) difficult to manage, even though...

  • mesothelioma.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1347 

    A definition of the term "mesothelioma" is presented. It refers to a malignant tumor derived from the mesothelial cells of the pleura, peritoneum, or pericardium. Mesothelioma is also found most often in smokers or persons with a history of exposure to asbestos. The definition is from the...

  • RECENT TRENDS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MESOTHELIOMA -- A RARE FORM OF CANCER: A REVIEW. Kishor, Roop; Tyagi, Satyanand; Abrol, Dimple; Behl, Dhiraj // International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences Review & Resear;Jul-Aug2010, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p148 

    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer in which malignant (cancerous) cells are found in the mesothelium, a protective sac that covers most of the body's internal organs. Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer originating from the mesothelial lining of the pleural cavity. Malignant...

  • Malignant mesothelioma with heterologous elements: clinicopathological correlation of 27 cases and literature review. Klebe, Sonja; Mahar, Annabelle; Henderson, Douglas W; Roggli, Victor L // Modern Pathology;Sep2008, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1084 

    No abstract available.

  • A case report of metastasis of malignant mesothelioma to the oral gingiva. Moser, Stephanie; Beer, Marc; Damerau, Georg; Lübbers, Heinz-Theo; Grätz, Klaus W.; Kruse, Astrid L. // Head & Neck Oncology;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p1 

    Introduction: Metastatic mesothelioma to the oral cavity arises from the pleura or peritoneum and distant hematogenous metastases are seen in more than half of cases but only a few cases are reported to the oral cavity. Case: A 75 year old male suffering from metastatic mesothelioma presents an...

  • Genome-Wide Profile of Pleural Mesothelioma versus Parietal and Visceral Pleura: The Emerging Gene Portrait of the Mesothelioma Phenotype. Røe, Oluf Dimitri; Anderssen, Endre; Helge, Eli; Pettersen, Caroline Hild; Olsen, Karina Standahl; Sandeck, Helmut; Haaverstad, Rune; Lundgren, Steinar; Larsson, Erik // PLoS ONE;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p1 

    Background: Malignant pleural mesothelioma is considered an almost incurable tumour with increasing incidence worldwide. It usually develops in the parietal pleura, from mesothelial lining or submesothelial cells, subsequently invading the visceral pleura. Chromosomal and genomic aberrations of...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics