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Genetic Links to Mesothelioma Illustrated in New Interactive Model

An interactive model of protein interactions could reveal new genetic links to mesothelioma and even lead to new treatments.  The model is the brainchild of researchers in the US and India. It is a map...

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Genetic Links to Mesothelioma Illustrated in New Interactive Model

An interactive model of protein interactions could reveal new genetic links to mesothelioma and even lead to new treatments.  The model is the brainchild of researchers in the US and India. It is a map...

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Can a Fire Blanket Be Dangerous?

A fire blanket is a safety device used to extinguish small fires. In the past, asbestos was woven into fire blankets. As a result,… The post Can a Fire Blanket Be Dangerous? appeared first on...

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Race to FDA Approval: Which Therapy Is Next for Mesothelioma?

After 15 years of not approving any new therapies for mesothelioma, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two in consecutive years. The FDA green-lit a tumor treating fields device in 2019 and...

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Advancing Peritoneal Mesothelioma Treatment

The most effective treatment today for malignant peritoneal mesothelioma involves cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Early postoperative and long-term...

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Advancing Peritoneal Mesothelioma Treatment

The most effective treatment today for malignant peritoneal mesothelioma involves cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). Early postoperative and long-term...

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Bisecting-GlcNAc on Asn388 is characteristic to ERC/mesothelin expressed on...

Journal of Biochemistry 2021 April 1 [Link] Haruhiko Fujihira, Daisuke Takakura, Atsushi Matsuda, Masaaki Abe, Michiyo Miyazaki, Tomomi Nakagawa, Kazunori Kajino, Kaori Denda-Nagai, Miki Noji, Okio...

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Bisecting-GlcNAc on Asn388 is characteristic to ERC/mesothelin expressed on...

Journal of Biochemistry 2021 April 1 [Link] Haruhiko Fujihira, Daisuke Takakura, Atsushi Matsuda, Masaaki Abe, Michiyo Miyazaki, Tomomi Nakagawa, Kazunori Kajino, Kaori Denda-Nagai, Miki Noji, Okio...

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Female Mesothelioma Doctors Andrea Wolf and Hedy Lee Kindler

We would like to recognize two women in the mesothelioma community that have had a pivotal role in advancing the treatment for patients with malignant mesothelioma. We are witnessing history in the...

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Utility of SOX6 and DAB2 for the Diagnosis of Malignant Mesothelioma

The American Journal of Surgical Pathology 2021 March 29 [Link] Julia R Naso, Simon Cheung, Diana N Ionescu, Andrew Churg Abstract The separation of malignant mesothelioma from non-small cell lung...

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