Vol 7, No 5 (October 2018): Translational Lung Cancer Research (Malignant Pleural and Peritoneal Mesothelioma)

Review Article

Hotspots of malignant pleural mesothelioma in Western Europe
Valerie Nuyts, Tim Nawrot, Benoit Nemery, Kristiaan Nackaerts
Breath analysis as a diagnostic and screening tool for malignant pleural mesothelioma: a systematic review
Lisa Brusselmans, Lieselot Arnouts, Charissa Millevert, Joyce Vandersnickt, Jan P. van Meerbeeck, Kevin Lamote
Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: a review
Glenn Broeckx, Patrick Pauwels
The eighth TNM classification for malignant pleural mesothelioma
Lawek Berzenji, Paul E. Van Schil, Laurens Carp
Extrapleural pneumonectomy: still indicated?
Andreas Domen, Lawek Berzenji, Jeroen M. H. Hendriks, Suresh Krishan Yogeswaran, Patrick Lauwers, Jan P. Van Meerbeeck, Paul E. Van Schil
Extended pleurectomy decortication: the current role
Rocco Bilancia, Marco Nardini, David A. Waller
Combined modality treatment in mesothelioma: a systemic literature review with treatment recommendations
Charlotte De Bondt, Ioannis Psallidas, Paul E. Y. Van Schil, Jan P. van Meerbeeck
Current chemotherapy strategies in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Cornedine Jannette de Gooijer, Paul Baas, Jacobus Adrianus Burgers
Is there a role for prophylactic radiotherapy to intervention tract sites in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma?
Paul Halford, Amelia O. Clive
A randomized phase II study of pleurectomy/decortication preceded or followed by (neo-)adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with early stage malignant pleural mesothelioma (EORTC 1205)
Jo Raskin, Veerle Surmont, Robin Cornelissen, Paul Baas, Paul E. Y. van Schil, Jan P. van Meerbeeck
Update on the management of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma
Paul H. Sugarbaker


The focused issue “Malignant Pleural and Peritoneal Mesothelioma” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Lung Cancer Research without any sponsorship or funding. Paul Van Schil and Jan Van Meerbeeck served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the focused issue.