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Nowak A. 2024. The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Pleural Mesothelioma Staging Project: Expanded Database to Inform Revisions in the Ninth Edition of the TNM Classification of Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2024.01.018
Tilsed CM, Morales MLO, Zemek RM, Gordon BA, Piggott MJ, Nowak AK, Fisher SA, Lake RA, Lesterhuis WJ. 2024. Tretinoin improves the anti-cancer response to cyclophosphamide, in a model-selective manner. BMC Cancer. 24(1):Article 203. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-024-11915-5
ATOMIC-Meso Study Group, Taylor P, Nowak AK. 2024. Pegargiminase Plus First-Line Chemotherapy in Patients With Nonepithelioid Pleural Mesothelioma The ATOMIC-Meso Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncology. 10(4):475-483. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2023.6789
Klebe S, Judge M, Brcic L, Dacic S, Galateau-Salle F, Nicholson AG, Roggli V, Nowak AK, Cooper WA. 2024. Mesothelioma in the pleura, pericardium and peritoneum: Recommendations from the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting (ICCR). Histopathology. 84(4):633-645. https://doi.org/10.1111/his.15106
Sivakumar P, Fitzgerald DB, Ip H, Rao D, West A, Noorzad F, Wallace D, Haris M, Prudon B, Hettiarachchi G, et al. 2024. The impact of outpatient versus inpatient management on health-related quality of life outcomes for patients with malignant pleural effusion: the OPTIMUM randomised clinical trial. The European Respiratory Journal. 63(2). https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01215-2022


International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee, Nowak AK. 2023. The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Pleural Mesothelioma Staging Project: Updated Modeling of Prognostic Factors in Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 18(12):1689-1702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2023.08.005
Nash A, Creaney J. 2023. Genomic Landscape of Pleural Mesothelioma and Therapeutic Aftermaths. Current Oncology Reports. 25(12):1515-1522. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11912-023-01479-1
Nash A, Firth Née Phan T, Creaney J. 2023. New Markers for Management of Mesothelioma. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 44(04):491-501. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-1769097
Kidman J. 2023. Investigating the utility of T cell receptor repertoires to inform anti-cancer immunotherapy outcomes. https://doi.org/10.26182/tpdm-0w49
Lee YCG. 2023. Pembrolizumab plus chemotherapy for pleural mesothelioma. The Lancet. 402(10419):2266-2267. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)01883-4
Sidhu C, Davies HE, Muruganandan S, Lui MMS, Lau EPM, Lee YCG. 2023. Indwelling Pleural Catheter: Management of Complications. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-1769093
Addala V, Newell F, Pearson JV, Redwood A, Robinson BW, Creaney J, Waddell N. 2023. Computational immunogenomic approaches to predict response to cancer immunotherapies. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41571-023-00830-6
Lau EPM, Faber S, Charlesworth C, Morey S, Vekaria S, Filion P, Chakera A, Lee YCG. 2023. Topical antibiotics prophylaxis for infections of indwelling pleural/peritoneal catheters (TAP-IPC): A pilot study. Respirology. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.14595
May IJ, Nowak AK, Francis RJ, Ebert MA, Dhaliwal SS. 2023. The prognostic value of F18 Fluorothymidine positron emission tomography for assessing the response of malignant pleural mesothelioma to chemotherapy – A prospective cohort study. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1754-9485.13592
Rizvi F, Wilding HE, Rankin NM, Le Gautier R, Gurren L, Sundararajan V, Bellingham K, Chua J, Crawford GB, Nowak AK, et al. 2023. An evidence-base for the implementation of hospital-based palliative care programs in routine cancer practice: A systematic review. Palliative Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/02692163231186177
Lopez P, Fitzgerald DB, McVeigh JA, Badiei A, Muruganandan S, Newton RU, Straker L, Lee YCG, Peddle-McIntyre CJ. 2023. Associations of physical activity and quality of life in parapneumonic effusion patients. ERJ Open Research. 9(5):Article 00209-2023. https://doi.org/10.1183/23120541.00209-2023
Wichmann CW, Poniger S, Guo N, Roselt P, Rudd SE, Donnelly PS, Blyth B, Van Zuylekom J, Rigopoulos A, Burvenich IJG, et al. 2023. Automated radiosynthesis of [89Zr]Zr-DFOSq-Durvalumab for imaging of PD-L1 expressing tumours in vivo. Nuclear Medicine and Biology. 120-121:Article 108351. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2023.108351
Behrouzfar K. 2023. Comprehensive transcriptomic and cellular profiling of asbestos induced mesothelioma from Collaborative cross-MexTAg mice. https://doi.org/10.26182/r91n-6v52
Miyamoto K, Takahashi K, Hodgkin D, Pokhalchuk P, Chernenko K, Broughton M, Sechi GJ 2023. Pragmatic Guidance for Emergency Repairs of Structures that May Contain Asbestos in Ukraine. 18 p.
Lee YCG, Fitzgerald D, ed. 2023. Review series: Pleural Diseases. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 44(4).
Brims FJH, Harris EJA, Murray C, Kumarasamy C, Ho A, Adler B, Franklin P, de Klerk NH. 2023. Lung cancer screening an asbestos exposed population: Existing lung cancer risk criteria are not sufficient. Respirology. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.14487
Walker-Bone K, Benke G, Macfarlane E, Klebe S, Takahashi K, Brims F, Sim MR, Driscoll TR. 2023. Incidence and mortality from malignant mesothelioma 1982-2020 and relationship with asbestos exposure: The Australian Mesothelioma Registry. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 80(4):186-191. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2022-108669
Orozco Morales ML, Rinaldi CA, de Jong E, Lansley SM, Lee YCG, Zemek RM, Bosco A, Lake RA, Lesterhuis WJ. 2023. Geldanamycin treatment does not result in anti-cancer activity in a preclinical model of orthotopic mesothelioma. PLoS One. 18(5 MAY):Article e0274364. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0274364
Katz SI, Straus CM, Roshkovan L, Blyth KG, Frauenfelder T, Gill RR, Lalezari F, Erasmus J, Nowak AK, Gerbaudo VH, et al. 2023. Considerations for Imaging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A Consensus Statement from the International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 18(3):278-298. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2022.11.018


Ge T, Phung AL, Jhala G, Trivedi P, Principe N, De George DJ, Pappas EG, Litwak S, Sanz-Villanueva L, Catterall T, et al. 2022. Diabetes induced by checkpoint inhibition in nonobese diabetic mice can be prevented or reversed by a JAK1/JAK2 inhibitor. Clinical and Translational Immunology. 11(11):Article e1425. https://doi.org/10.1002/cti2.1425
Forde PM, Nowak AK, Kok P-S, Brown C, Sun Z, Anagnostou V, O’Byrne KJ, Yip S, Cook A, Lesterhuis WJ, et al. 2022. DREAM3R: Durvalumab with chemotherapy as first-line treatment in advanced pleural mesothelioma-A phase 3 randomized trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 40(16).
Forde P, Kindler H, Zauderer M, Sun Z, Ramalingam S, Anagnostou V, Brahmer JR, Nowak AK, Kok PS, Brown C, et al. 2022. DREAM3R: DuRvalumab With chEmotherapy as First Line treAtment in Advanced Pleural Mesothelioma: A Phase 3 Randomised Trial. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 112(2):E9-E10.
Rovers S, Merlin C, Fisher S, Nowak A, Pauwels P, Lardon F, Van Meerbeeck J, Smits E, Marcq E. 2022. Preclinical Investigation of Immune Checkpoint Blockade and Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 17(9):S325-S325.
Zalcman G, Oulkhouir Y, Cornelissen R, Greillier L, Cid JRR, Mazieres J, Briggs P, Nowak AK, Tsao A, Fujimoto N, et al. 2022. First-line nivolumab (NIVO) plus ipilimumab (IPI) vs chemotherapy (chemo) in patients (pts) with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma (uMPM): 4-year update from CheckMate 743. Annals of Oncology. 33(7):S1438-S1439. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2022.08.077
Ye L, Dick I, Chiang P, Firth T, Creaney J, Robinson BW, Redwood A. 2022. Prognostic significance of pleural effusion exhausted CD8+T cell subsets in non-small cell lung cancer and mesothelioma. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 40(16).
Keam S. 2022. Modulating the tumour microenvironment using low dose radiotherapy to improve immunotherapy efficacy in mesothelioma. https://doi.org/10.26182/fg1d-4y90
Orozco Morales L. 2022. Identifying novel therapeutic targets in mesothelioma. [PhD thesis]
Kumarasamy C, Bennett K, Franklin P, Brims F. 2022. Changing Patterns of Lung Cancer Histology in an Asbestos Exposed Population. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 17(9):S36-S36.
Chimed-Ochir O, Rath EM, Kubo T, Yumiya Y, Lin RT, Furuya S, Brislane K, Klebe S, Nowak AK, Kang SK, et al. 2022. Must countries shoulder the burden of mesothelioma to ban asbestos? A global assessment. BMJ Global Health. 7(12):Article e010553. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2022-010553
Brims F, Harris EJ, Kumarasamy C, Ringuet A, Adler B, Franklin P, de Klerk N, Musk B, Murray C. 2022. Correlation of lung function with ultra-low-dose CT-detected lung parenchymal abnormalities: a cohort study of 1344 asbestos exposed individuals. BMJ Open Respiratory Research. 9(1):1-6. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjresp-2022-001366
Dang Khoa N, Phuong NL, Takahashi K, Ito K. 2022. Transport and deposition of inhaled man-made vitreous and asbestos fibers in realistic human respiratory tract models: An in silico study. Japan Architectural Review. 5(4):592-608. https://doi.org/10.1002/2475-8876.12277
Tilsed C, Principe N, Kidman J, Chin M, Orozco Morales L, Zemek R, Chee J, Islam R, Fear V, Forbes C, et al. 2022. CD4+ T cells drive an inflammatory, TNF-α/IFN-rich tumor microenvironment responsive to chemotherapy. Cell Reports. 41(13). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.111874
Lau EPM, Sidhu C, Popowicz ND, Lee YCG. 2022. Pharmacokinetics of antibiotics for pleural infection. Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine. 16(10):1057-1066. https://doi.org/10.1080/17476348.2022.2147508
Jayawardena T, Vekaria S, Krivinskas S, Sidhu C, Chakera A, Lee YCG. 2022. Antibiotic administration via indwelling peritoneal catheter to treat infected malignant ascites. Respirology Case Reports. 10(11):Article e01055. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcr2.1055
Chang F, Keam S, Hoang TS, Creaney J, Gill S, Nowak AK, Ebert M, Cook AM. 2022. Immune marker expression of irradiated mesothelioma cell lines. Frontiers in Oncology. 12:Article 1020493. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.1020493
Jeffers D, Liao YC, Takahashi K, Lin RT. 2022. Asbestos awareness among the residents of St. Kitts and Nevis: a cross-sectional study. Globalization and Health. 18(1):Article 83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12992-022-00874-w
Zomerdijk N, Panozzo S, Mileshkin L, Yoong J, Nowak AK, Stockler MR, Philip J. 2022. Palliative care facilitates the preparedness of caregivers for thoracic cancer patients. European Journal of Cancer Care. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecc.13716
Tilsed CM, Fisher SA, Nowak AK, Lake RA, Lesterhuis WJ. 2022. Cancer chemotherapy: insights into cellular and tumor microenvironmental mechanisms of action. Frontiers in Oncology. 12:Article 960317. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.960317
Zemek R, Chin M, Fear V, Wylie B, Casey T, Forbes C, Tilsed C, Boon L, Guo B, Bosco A, et al. 2022. Temporally restricted activation of IFNβ signaling underlies response to immune checkpoint therapy in mice. Nature Communications. 13:Article 4895. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-32567-8
Ramarao-Milne P, Kondrashova O, Patch AM, Nones K, Koufariotis LT, Newell F, Addala V, Lakis V, Holmes O, Leonard C, et al. 2022. Comparison of actionable events detected in cancer genomes by whole-genome sequencing, in silico whole-exome and mutation panels. ESMO Open. 7(4):Article 100540. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esmoop.2022.100540
BAP1 Study Group. 2022. Response to “Revisiting ‘BAP1ness’ in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma”. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 17(8):e69-e70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2022.05.013
Carbone M, Pass HI, Ak G, Alexander HR, Baas P, Baumann F, Blakely AM, Bueno R, Bzura A, Cardillo G, …, Robinson B, et al. 2022. Medical and Surgical Care of Patients With Mesothelioma and Their Relatives Carrying Germline BAP1 Mutations. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 17(7):873-889. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2022.03.014
Boulter J, Orozco Morales ML, Principe N, Tilsed CM. 2022. What is Kindness in Science and why does it matter?. Immunology and Cell Biology. https://doi.org/10.1111/imcb.12580
Principe N, Aston WJ, Hope DE, Tilsed CM, Fisher SA, Boon L, Dick IM, Chin WL, McDonnell AM, Nowak AK, Lake RA, Chee J, Lesterhuis WJ. 2022. Comprehensive Testing of Chemotherapy and Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Preclinical Cancer Models Identifies Additive Combinations. Frontiers in Immunology. 13:Article 872295. https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2022.872295
Keam S, MacKinnon KM, Alonzo RAD, Gill S, Ebert MA, Nowak AK, Cook AM. 2022. Effects of photon radiation on DNA damage, cell proliferation, cell survival and apoptosis of murine and human mesothelioma cell lines. Advances in Radiation Oncology. Article 101013. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adro.2022.101013
Rath EM, Takahashi K, Yuen ML, Odgerel CO, Lin RT, Soeberg M, Nowak AK. 2022. The Ecological Association between Asbestos Consumption and Asbestos-Related Diseases 15 Years Later. Environmental Health Perspectives. 130(5):Article 057703. https://doi.org/10.1289/EHP11148
Creaney J, Patch AM, Addala V, Sneddon SA, Nones K, Dick IM, Lee YCG, Newell F, Rouse EJ, Naeini MM, Kondrashova O, Lakis V, Nakas A, Waller D, Sharkey A, Mukhopadhyay P, Kazakoff SH, Koufariotis LT, Davidson AL, Ramarao-Milne P, Holmes O, Xu Q, Leonard C, Wood S, Grimmond SM, Bueno R, Fennell DA, Pearson JV, Robinson BW, Waddell N. 2022. Comprehensive genomic and tumour immune profiling reveals potential therapeutic targets in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Genome Medicine. 14(1):Article 58. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13073-022-01060-8
Martens M, Kreidl F, Ehrhart F, Jean D, Mei M, Mortensen HM, Nash A, Nymark P, Evelo CT, Cerciello F. 2022. A Community-Driven, Openly Accessible Molecular Pathway Integrating Knowledge on Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Frontiers in Oncology. 12:Article 849640. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.849640
Gill S, Nowak AK, Bowyer S, Endersby R, Ebert MA, Cook A. 2022. Clinical evidence for synergy between immunotherapy and radiotherapy ( SITAR ). Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1754-9485.13441
Kindler HL, Novello S, Bearz A, Ceresoli GL, Aerts JGJV, Spicer J, Taylor P, Nackaerts K, Greystoke A, Jennens R, Calabrò L, Burgers JA, Santoro A, Cedrés S, Serwatowski P, Ponce S, Van Meerbeeck JP, Nowak AK, Blumenschein G, Siegel JM, Kasten L, Köchert K, Walter AO, Childs BH, Elbi C, Hassan R, Fennell DA. 2022. Anetumab ravtansine versus vinorelbine in patients with relapsed, mesothelin-positive malignant pleural mesothelioma (ARCS-M): a randomised, open-label phase 2 trial. The Lancet Oncology. 23(4):540-552. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(22)00061-4
Newton JC, O’Connor M, Saunders C, Ali S, Nowak AK, Halkett GKB. 2022. “Who can I ring? Where can I go?” Living with advanced cancer whilst navigating the health system: a qualitative study. Supportive Care in Cancer. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-022-07107-1
Dick IM, Lee YCG, Cheah HM, Miranda A, Robinson BWS, Creaney J. 2022. Profile of soluble factors in pleural effusions predict prognosis in mesothelioma. Cancer Biomarkers. 33(1):159-169. https://doi.org/10.3233/CBM-210280
Louw A, Panou V, Szejniuk WM, Meristoudis C, Chai SM, van Vliet C, Lee YCG, Dick IM, Firth T, Lynggaard LA, Asghari AB, Vyberg M, Hansen J, Creaney J, Røe OD. 2022. BAP1 Loss by Immunohistochemistry Predicts Improved Survival to First-Line Platinum and Pemetrexed Chemotherapy for Patients With Pleural Mesothelioma: A Validation Study. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 17(7):921-930. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2022.04.008
Redwood AJ, Dick IM, Creaney J, Robinson BWS. 2022. What’s next in cancer immunotherapy? – The promise and challenges of neoantigen vaccination. OncoImmunology. 11(1):Article 2038403. https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2022.2038403
Fitzgerald DB, Sidhu C, Budgeon C, Tan AL, Read CA, Kwan BCH, Smith NA, Fysh ET, Muruganandan S, Saghaie T, Shrestha R, Badiei A, Nguyen P, Burke A, Goddard J, Windsor M, McDonald J, Wright G, Czarnecka K, Sivakumar P, Yasufuku K, Feller-Kopman DJ, Maskell NA, Murray K, Lee YCG. 2022. Australasian Malignant PLeural Effusion (AMPLE)-3 trial: study protocol for a multi-centre randomised study comparing indwelling pleural catheter (±talc pleurodesis) versus video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for management of malignant pleural effusion. Trials. 23(1):Article 530. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-022-06405-7
Jhala G, Krishnamurthy B, Brodnicki TC, Ge T, Akazawa S, Selck C, Trivedi PM, Pappas EG, Mackin L, Principe N, Brémaud E, De George DJ, Boon L, Smyth I, Chee J, Kay TWH, Thomas HE. 2022. Interferons limit autoantigen-specific CD8+ T-cell expansion in the non-obese diabetic mouse. Cell Reports. 39(4):110747. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110747
Peters S, Scherpereel A, Cornelissen R, Oulkhouir Y, Greillier L, Kaplan MA, Talbot T, Monnet I, Hiret S, Baas P, Nowak AK, Fujimoto N, Tsao AS, Mansfield AS, Popat S, Zhang X, Hu N, Balli D, Spires T, Zalcman G. 2022. First-line nivolumab plus ipilimumab versus chemotherapy in patients with unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma: 3-year outcomes from CheckMate 743. Annals of Oncology. 33(5):488-499. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2022.01.074
Tilsed CM, Casey TH, de Jong E, Bosco A, Zemek RM, Salmons J, Wan G, Millward MJ, Nowak AK, Lake RA, Lesterhuis WJ. 2022. Retinoic Acid Induces an IFN-Driven Inflammatory Tumour Microenvironment, Sensitizing to Immune Checkpoint Therapy. Frontiers in Oncology. 12:Article 849793. https://doi.org/10.3389/fonc.2022.849793
Louw A, van Vliet C, Peverall J, Colkers S, Acott N, Creaney J, Lee YCG, Chai SM. 2022. Analysis of early pleural fluid samples in patients with mesothelioma: A case series exploration of morphology, BAP1, and CDKN2A status with implications for the concept of mesothelioma in situ in cytology. Cancer Cytopathology. 130(5):352-362. https://doi.org/10.1002/cncy.22548
Robinson BWS, Redwood AJ, Creaney J. 2022. How Our Continuing Studies of the Pre-clinical Inbred Mouse Models of Mesothelioma Have Influenced the Development of New Therapies. Frontiers in Pharmacology. 13:Article 858557. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphar.2022.858557
Breen LJ, Huseini T, Same A, Peddle-McIntyre CJ, Lee YCG. 2022. Living with mesothelioma: A systematic review of patient and caregiver psychosocial support needs. Patient Education and Counseling. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2022.02.017
Scherpereel A, Antonia S, Bautista Y, Grossi F, Kowalski D, Zalcman G, Nowak AK, Fujimoto N, Peters S, Tsao AS, Mansfield AS, Popat S, Sun X, Lawrance R, Zhang X, Daumont MJ, Bennett B, McKenna M, Baas P. 2022. First-line nivolumab plus ipilimumab versus chemotherapy for the treatment of unresectable malignant pleural mesothelioma: patient-reported outcomes in CheckMate 743. Lung Cancer. 167:8-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2022.03.012
Kok PS, Forde PM, Hughes B, Sun Z, Brown C, Ramalingam S, Cook A, Lesterhuis WJ, Yip S, O’Byrne K, Pavlakis N, Brahmer J, Anagnostou V, Ford K, Fitzpatrick K, Bricker A, Cummins MM, Stockler M, Nowak AK. 2022. Protocol of DREAM3R: DuRvalumab with chEmotherapy as first-line treAtment in advanced pleural Mesothelioma-a phase 3 randomised trial. BMJ Open. 12(1):Article e057663. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057663
ESMO Guidelines Committee. 2022. Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up☆. Annals of Oncology. 33(2):129-142. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annonc.2021.11.005
Sooda A, Rwandamuriye F, Wanjalla CN, Jing L, Koelle DM, Peters B, Leary S, Chopra A, Calderwood MA, Mallal SA, Pavlos R, Watson M, Phillips EJ, Redwood AJ. 2022. Abacavir inhibits but does not cause self-reactivity to HLA-B*57:01-restricted EBV specific T cell receptors. Communications Biology. 5(1):Article 133. https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-022-03058-9
Armato SG, Nowak AK, Francis RJ, Katz SI, Kholmatov M, Blyth KG, Gudmundsson E, Kidd AC, Gill RR. 2022. Imaging in pleural mesothelioma: A review of the 15th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Lung Cancer. 164:76-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2021.12.008
Nowak AK, Jackson A, Sidhu C. 2022. Management of Advanced Pleural Mesothelioma-At the Crossroads. JCO oncology practice. 18(2):116-124. https://doi.org/10.1200/OP.21.00426
Jeffery E, Lee YCG, Newton RU, Lyons-Wall P, McVeigh J, Fitzgerald DB, Straker L, Peddle-McIntyre CJ. 2022. Changes in body composition in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma and the relationship with activity levels and dietary intake. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-021-01062-6
Lee YCG. 2022. Bedside ultrasonography to determine pleurodesis success: SIMPLE but how sound?. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 10(2):122-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(21)00441-0
Orozco Morales ML, Rinaldi CA, de Jong E, Lansley SM, Gummer JPA, Olasz B, Nambiar S, Hope DE, Casey TH, Lee YCG, Leslie C, Nealon G, Shackleford DM, Powell AK, Grimaldi M, Balaguer P, Zemek RM, Bosco A, Piggott MJ, Vrielink A, Lake RA, Lesterhuis WJ. 2022. PPARα and PPARγ activation is associated with pleural mesothelioma invasion but therapeutic inhibition is ineffective. Iscience. 25(1):Article 103571. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2021.103571


Tilsed C. 2021. How does chemotherapy cure? Exploring and exploiting the immune system to transform the tumor microenvironment and improve chemotherapy efficacy. https://doi.org/10.26182/4b3h-3342
Nowak AK, Chin WL, Keam S, Cook A. 2021. Immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Lung Cancer. 162:162-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2021.11.006
Nowak AK. 2021. CONFIRMing single-drug immune checkpoint blockade efficacy in mesothelioma. The Lancet Oncology. 22(11):1485-1487. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(21)00516-7
Nuismer SL, Layman NC, Redwood AJ, Chan B, Bull JJ. 2021. Methods for measuring the evolutionary stability of engineered genomes to improve their longevity. Synthetic Biology. 6(1):Article ysab018. https://doi.org/10.1093/synbio/ysab018
Sidhu C, Louw A, Gary Lee YC. 2021. Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Updates for Respiratory Physicians. Clinics in Chest Medicine. 42(4):697-710. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2021.08.006
Li S, Simoni Y, Zhuang S, Gabel A, Ma S, Chee J, Islas L, Cessna A, Creaney J, Bradley RK, Redwood A, Robinson BW, Newell EW. 2021. Characterization of neoantigen-specific T cells in cancer resistant to immune checkpoint therapies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118(30):Article e2025570118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2025570118
Öjlert ÅK, Nebdal D, Snapkov I, Olsen V, Kidman J, Greiff V, Chee J, Helland Å. 2021. Dynamic changes in the T cell receptor repertoire during treatment with radiotherapy combined with an immune checkpoint inhibitor. Molecular Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1002/1878-0261.13082
Dart SJ, Cook AM, Millward MJ, McDonnell AM, Chin WL, Hakeem MU, Meniawy TM, Bowyer SE. 2021. Changes in expression of PD-L1 on peripheral T cells in patients with melanoma and lung cancer treated with PD-1 inhibitors. Scientific Reports. 11(1):Article 15312. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93479-z
Baas P, Scherpereel A, Nowak AK, Oukessou A, Zalcman G. 2021. Heterogeneity of treatment effects in malignant pleural mesothelioma – Authors’ reply. The Lancet. 398(10297):302. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00876-X
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Hoy RF, Brims F. 2017. Occupational lung diseases in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 207(10):443-448. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja17.00601
Johnen G, Gawrych K, Raiko I, Casjens S, Pesch B, Weber DG, Taeger D, Lehnert M, Kollmeier J, Bauer T, Musk AW, Robinson BWS, Brüning T, Creaney J. 2017. Calretinin as a blood-based biomarker for mesothelioma. BMC Cancer. 17(1):Article 386. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3375-5
Lam W-S, Lee YCG, Creaney J, Muruganandan S, Millward M, Read C, Nowak A. 2017. A Phase II Trial of the Oral FGF Receptor Inhibitor AZD4547 as 2nd or 3rd Line Therapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma – Trial in Progress. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 12(1):S1087-S1087. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.11.1519
Lesterhuis WJ, Bosco A, Millward MJ, Small M, Nowak AK, Lake RA. 2017. Dynamic versus static biomarkers in cancer immune checkpoint blockade: unravelling complexity. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. 16(4):264–272. https://doi.org/10.1038/nrd.2016.233
Lim KP, Brims F, Mcwilliams A, Tammemzgi M, Berg C, Marshall H, Stone E, Manser R, Canfell K, Connelly L, Yee J, Fong K, Lam S. 2017. PROTOCOL FOR THE INTERNATIONAL LUNG SCREEN TRIAL (ILST): A COHORT STUDY TO DEFINE LDCT SCREENING SELECTION CRITERIA AND VALIDATE THE PANCAN NODULE MANAGEMENT ALGORITHM. Respirology. 22:66-66. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.13206_160
Lim KP, Manners D, Adler B, Melsom S, Harris E, Brims FJ, McWilliams AM. 2017. THE LUNGSCREEN WA PROJECT: RESULTS FROM A PROSPECTIVE LDCT SCREENING PROGRAMME OF HIGH-RISK SMOKERS. Respiratory Medicine. 132:278-278. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2017.07.048
Maio M, Scherpereel A, Calabrò L, Aerts J, Perez SC, Bearz A, Nackaerts K, Fennell DA, Kowalski D, Tsao AS, Taylor P, Grosso F, Antonia SJ, Nowak AK, Taboada M, Puglisi M, Stockman PK, Kindler HL. 2017. Tremelimumab as second-line or third-line treatment in relapsed malignant mesothelioma (DETERMINE): a multicentre, international, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2b trial. The Lancet Oncology. 18(9):1261-1273. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30446-1
Manners D, Wong P, Murray C, Teh J, Kwok YJ, de Klerk N, Alfonso H, Franklin P, Reid A, Musk AWB, Brims FJH. 2017. Correlation of ultra-low dose chest CT findings with physiologic measures of asbestosis. European Radiology. 27(8):3485-3490. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00330-016-4722-7
McCoy MJ, Hemmings C, Anyaegbu CC, Austin SJ, Lee-Pullen TF, Miller TJ, Bulsara MK, Zeps N, Nowak AK, Lake RA, Platell CF. 2017. Tumour-infiltrating regulatory T cell density before neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer does not predict treatment response. Oncotarget. 8(12):19803-19813. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.15048
McDonnell AM, Cook A, Robinson BWS, Lake RA, Nowak AK. 2017. Serial immunomonitoring of cancer patients receiving combined antagonistic anti-CD40 and chemotherapy reveals consistent and cyclical modulation of T cell and dendritic cell parameters. BMC Cancer. 17:Article 417. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3403-5
McIntyre CJ, Jeffery E, Lee YCG, Nowak AK, Nguyen B, Newton RU. 2017. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of a 6-Week Exercise Intervention in Patients with Malignant Pleural Disease. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 13:218-219.
Muruganandan S, Alfonso H, Franklin P, Shilkin K, Segal A, Olsen N, Reid A, De Klerk N, Musk AW, Brims F. 2017. Comparison of outcomes following a cytological or histological diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma. British Journal of Cancer. 116(6):703-708. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2017.20
Musk ABW, de Klerk N, Brims FJ. 2017. Mesothelioma in australia: A review. Medical Journal of Australia. 207(10):449-452. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja17.00397
Novello S, Nowak AK, Grosso F, Steele N, Popat S, Greillier L, John T, Leighl NB, Reck M, Pavlakis N, Sorensen JB, Planchard D, Ceresoli GL, Hughes B, Mazieres J, Socinski MA, von Wangenheim U, Barrueco J, Morsli N, Scagliotti G. 2017. Overall survival (OS) and forced vital capacity (FVC) results from the LUME-Meso study of nintedanib (N) plus pemetrexed/cisplatin (PEM/CIS) vs placebo (P) plus PEM/CIS in chemo-naive patients (pts) with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). Annals of Oncology. 28.
Scagliotti GV, Gaafar R, Nowak AK, Reck M, Tsao AS, van Meerbeeck J, Vogelzang NJ, Nakano T, von Wangenheim U, Velema D, Morsli N, Popat S. 2017. LUME-Meso: Design and Rationale of the Phase III Part of a Placebo-Controlled Study of Nintedanib and Pemetrexed/Cisplatin Followed by Maintenance Nintedanib in Patients With Unresectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Clinical Lung Cancer. 18(5):589-593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2017.03.010
Sneddon S, Patch AM, Dick IM, Kazakoff SH, Pearson JV, Waddell N, Allcock RJN, Holt RA, Robinson BWS, Creaney J. 2017. Whole exome sequencing of an asbestos-induced wild-type murine model of malignant mesothelioma. BMC Cancer. 17(1):Article 396. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-017-3382-6
Sodhi-Berry N, De Klerk N, Franklin P, Brims F, Peters S, Olsen N, Musk A. 2017. 0402 Does lung cancer incidence and mortality differ with the type of asbestos fibre? : evidence from Western Australia. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 74(S1):A126. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2017-104636.330
Weber M, Yap S, Goldsbury D, Manners D, Tammemagi M, Marshall H, Brims F, McWilliams A, Fong K, Kang YJ, Caruana M, Banks E, Canfell K. 2017. Identifying high risk individuals for targeted lung cancer screening: Independent validation of the PLCOm2012 risk prediction tool. International Journal of Cancer. 141(2):242-253. https://doi.org/10.1002/ijc.30673



Lam W-S, Nowak A. 2016. Chemotherapy in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Mineo TC, editor. In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Present Status and Future Directions. Bentham Science Publishers. pp. 305-320. https://doi.org/10.2174/9781681081946116010025
ASLC Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee, Advisory Boards, and Participating Institutions. 2016. The IASLC lung cancer staging project: Methodology and validation used in the development of proposals for revision of the stage classification of NSCLC in the Forthcoming (Eighth) Edition of the TNM Classification of Lung Cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(9):1433-1446. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.06.028
Armato SG, Blyth KG, Keating JJ, Katz S, Tsim S, Coolen J, Gudmundsson E, Opitz I, Nowak AK. 2016. Imaging in pleural mesothelioma: A review of the 13th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Lung Cancer. 101:48-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.09.003
Azzopardi M, Lee YC. 2016. Pleural Effusion Management in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Mineo TC, editor. In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Present Status and Future Directions. 1st ed. USA: Betham. pp. 285-303. https://doi.org/10.2174/97816810819461160101
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Bintcliffe OJ, Lee GYC, Rahman NM, Maskell NA. 2016. The management of benign non-infective pleural effusions. European Respiratory Review. 25(141):303-316. https://doi.org/10.1183/16000617.0026-2016
Brims F, Meniawy T, Duffus I, De Fonseka D, Segal A, Creaney J, Maskell N, Lake R, De Klerk N, Nowak A. 2016. A novel clinical prediction model for prognosis in malignant pleural mesothelioma using decision tree analysis. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(4):573-582. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2015.12.108
Brims FJ, McWilliams A, Fong K. 2016. Lung cancer screening in Australia: Progress or procrastination?: There is progress internationally with lung cancer screening but far slower headway in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia. 204(1):4-4.e1. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja15.01109
Cook A, McDonnell A, Lake R, Nowak A. 2016. Dexamethasone co-medication in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy causes substantial immunomodulatory effects with implications for chemo-immunotherapy strategies. OncoImmunology. 5(3):Article e1066062. https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2015.1066062
Cook AM, Lesterhuis WJ, Nowak AK, Lake RA. 2016. Chemotherapy and immunotherapy: Mapping the road ahead. Current Opinion in Immunology. 39:23-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coi.2015.12.003
Cornwall SMJ, Wikstrom M, Musk AW, Alvarez J, Nowak AK, Nelson DJ. 2016. Human mesothelioma induces defects in dendritic cell numbers and antigen-processing function which predict survival outcomes. OncoImmunology. 5(2). https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2015.1082028
Creaney J, Dick I, Musk AW, Olsen NJ, Robinson BWS. 2016. Immune response profiling of malignant pleural mesothelioma for diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers. Biomarkers. 21(6):551-561. https://doi.org/10.3109/1354750X.2016.1160429
Creaney J, Lee GCG. 2016. Diagnoses (not diagnosis) of pleural effusion: Time to consider concurrent etiologies. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 13(7):1003-1004. https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201604-320ED
Francis RJ, Nowak AK. 2016. Radiology: Nuclear Imaging. Light RW, Lee YCG, editors. In Textbook of Pleural Diseases (3rd Edition). 3rd ed. CRC Press. pp. 234-243.
Franklin P, Alfonso H, Reid A, Olsen N, Shilkin K, Brims F, de Klerk N, Musk AW. 2016. Asbestos exposure and histological subtype of malignant mesothelioma. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 73(11):749-752. https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2016-103721
Franklin P, Reid A, Olsen N, Peters S, De Klerk N, Brims F, Threlfall T, Murray R, Musk A. 2016. Incidence of malignant mesothelioma in Aboriginal people in Western Australia. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 40(4):383-387. https://doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12542
Goldstraw P, Chansky K, Crowley J, Rami-Porta R, Asamura H, Eberhardt WEE, Nicholson AG, Groome P, Mitchell A, Bolejack V, Ball D, Beer DG, Beyruti R, Detterbeck F, Edwards J, Galateau-Sallé F, Giroux D, Gleeson F, Huang J, Kennedy C, Kim J, Kim YT, Kingsbury L, Kondo H, Krasnik M, Kubota K, Lerut A, Lyons G, Marino M, Marom EM, Van Meerbeeck J, Nakano T, Nowak A, Peake M, Rice T, Rosenzweig K, Ruffini E, Rusch V, Saijo N, Van Schil P, Sculier JP, Shemanski L, Stratton K, Suzuki K, Tachimori Y, Thomas CF, Travis W, Tsao MS, Turrisi A, Vansteenkiste J, Watanabe H, Wu YL, Baas P, Erasmus J, Hasegawa S, Inai K, Kernstine K, Kindler H, Krug L, Nackaerts K, Pass H, Rice D, Falkson C, Filosso PL, Giaccone G, Kondo K, Lucchi M, Okumura M, Blackstone E, Abad Cavaco F, Ansótegui Barrera E, Abal Arca J, Parente Lamelas I, Arnau Obrer A, Guijarro Jorge R, Bascom GK, Blanco Orozco AI, González Castro M, Blum MG, Chimondeguy D, Cvijanovic V, Defranchi S, De Olaiz Navarro B, Escobar Campuzano I, Macía Vidueira I, Fernández Araujo E, Andreo García F, Fong KM, Francisco Corral G, Cerezo González S, Freixinet Gilart J, García Arangüena L, García Barajas S, Girard P, Goksel T. 2016. The IASLC lung cancer staging project: Proposals for revision of the TNM stage groupings in the forthcoming (eighth) edition of the TNM Classification for lung cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(1):39-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2015.09.009
Greening DW, Ji H, Chen M, Robinson BWS, Dick IM, Creaney J, Simpson RJ. 2016. Secreted primary human malignant mesothelioma exosome signature reflects oncogenic cargo. Scientific Reports. 6:Article 32643 . https://doi.org/10.1038/srep32643
Kondola S, Manners D, Nowak A. 2016. Malignant pleural mesothelioma: an update on diagnosis and treatment options. THERAPEUTIC ADVANCES IN RESPIRATORY DISEASE. 10(3):275-288. https://doi.org/10.1177/1753465816628800
Lansley SM, Pedersen B, Robinson C, Searles RG, Sterrett G, Van Bruggen I, Lake RA, Mutsaers SE, Prele C. 2016. A subset of malignant mesothelioma tumors retain osteogenic potential. Scientific Reports. 6:Article 36349. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep36349
McDonnell AM. 2016. T cell phenotype and receptor expression in pleural effusions associated with malignant mesothelioma: Abstracts of ICI 2016 International Congress of Immunology, 21-26 August 2016, Melbourne, Australia. European Journal Immunology. 46(S1). https://doi.org/10.1002/eji.201670200
Meniawy T, Lake R, Mcdonnell A, Millward M, Nowak A. 2016. PD-L1 on peripheral blood T lymphocytes is prognostic in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with EGFR inhibitors. Lung Cancer. 93:9-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.12.006
Morré DJ, Hostetler B, Taggart DJ, Morré DM, Musk AW, Robinson BWS, Creaney J. 2016. ENOX2-based early detection (ONCOblot) of asbestos-induced malignant mesothelioma 4-10 years in advance of clinical symptoms. Clinical Proteomics. 13(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12014-016-9103-3
Murray CP, Wong PM, Teh J, De Klerk N, Rosenow T, Alfonso H, Reid A, Franklin P, Musk A, Brims F. 2016. Ultra low dose CT screen-detected non-malignant incidental findings in the Western Australian Asbestos Review Programme. Respirology. 21(8):1419-1424. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.12826
Musk A, Gordon L, Alfonso H, Reid A, Olsen N, Mina R, Franklin P, Brims F, Hui J, De Klerk N. 2016. MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA IN SUBJECTS WITH NO KNOWN EXPOSURE TO ASBESTOS: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY. Respirology. 21:178-178.
Musk AWBWB, Nowak AK, De Klerk NH. 2016. Asbestos exposure: Challenges for Australian clinicians. Medical Journal of Australia. 204(2):48-48.e1. https://doi.org/10.5694/mja15.01072
Nowak A, Chansky K, Rice DC, Pass HI, Kindler HL, Shemanski L, Billé A, Rintoul RC, Batirel HF, Thomas CF, Friedberg J, Cedres S, De Perrot M, Rusch VW. 2016. The IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project: proposals for revisions of the T descriptors in the forthcoming eighth edition of the TNM classification for pleural mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(12):2089-2099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.08.147
Pass H, Giroux D, Kennedy C, Ruffini E, Cangir AK, Rice D, Asamura H, Waller D, Edwards J, Weder W, Hoffmann H, Van Meerbeeck JP, Nowak A, Rusch VW. 2016. The IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project: Improving Staging of a Rare Disease Through International Participation. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(12):2082-2088. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.09.123
Popowicz ND, Gregory CL, Cheah HM, Lee YC, Creaney J. 2016. Prognostic Significance Of Neutrophil To Lymphocyte Ratio In Pleural Fluid And Blood Of Patients With Malignant Mesothelioma: ATS 2016, Vol 193. Abstract from American Thoracic Society International Conference, .
Psallidas I, Kalomenidis I, Porcel JM, Robinson B, Stathopoulos GT. 2016. Malignant pleural effusion: From bench to bedside. European Respiratory Review. 25(140):189-198. https://doi.org/10.1183/16000617.0019-2016
Rice D, Chansky K, Nowak A, Pass H, Kindler H, Shemanski L, Opitz I, Call S, Hasegawa S, Kernstine K, Atinkaya C, Rea F, Nafteux P, Rusch VW. 2016. The IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project: Proposals for Revisions of the N Descriptors in the Forthcoming Eighth Edition of the TNM Classification for Pleural Mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(12):2100-2111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.09.121
Robles AI, Olsen KS, Tsui DWT, Georgoulias V, Creaney J, Dobra K, Vyberg M, Minato N, Anders RA, Børresen-Dale AL, Zhou J, Sætrom P, Nielsen BS, Kirschner MB, Krokan HE, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Tsamardinos I, Røe OD. 2016. Excerpts from the 1st international NTNU symposium on current and future clinical biomarkers of cancer: Innovation and implementation, June 16th and 17th 2016, Trondheim, Norway. Journal of Translational Medicine. 14(1):Article 295. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12967-016-1059-6
Rusch VW, Chansky K, Kindler HL, Nowak A, Pass HI, Rice DC, Shemanski L, Galateau-Sallé F, Mccaughan BC, Nakano T, Ruffini E, Van Meerbeeck JP, Yoshimura M. 2016. The IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project: Proposals for the M Descriptors and for Revision of the TNM Stage Groupings in the Forthcoming (Eighth) Edition of the TNM Classification for Mesothelioma. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(12):2112-2119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.09.124
Stathopoulos GT, Lee YC, Robinson BW. 2016. Experimental Models: Pleural Diseases. Light RW, Lee YCG, editors. In Textbook of Pleural Diseases. 3rd ed. Taylor & Francis. pp. 125-144.
Steven A, Fisher SA, Robinson BW. 2016. Immunotherapy for lung cancer. Respirology. 21(5):821-833. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.12789
Thomas R, Cheah H, Creaney J, Turlach B, Lee G. 2016. Longitudinal Measurement of Pleural Fluid Biochemistry and Cytokines in Malignant Pleural Effusions. Chest. 149(6):1494-1500. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2016.01.001
Travis WD, Asamura H, Bankier AA, Beasley MB, Detterbeck F, Flieder DB, Goo JM, MacMahon H, Naidich D, Nicholson AG, Powell CA, Prokop M, Rami-Porta R, Rusch V, Van Schil P, Yatabe Y, Goldstraw P, Ball D, Beer D, Beyruti R, Bolejack V, Chansky K, Crowley J, Eberhardt WEE, Edwards J, Galateau-Sallé F, Giroux D, Gleeson F, Groome P, Huang J, Kennedy C, Kim J, Kim YT, Kingsbury L, Kondo H, Krasnik M, Kubota K, Lerut A, Lyons G, Marino M, Marom EM, Van Meerbeeck J, Mitchell A, Nakano T, Nowak A, Peake M, Rice T, Rosenzweig K, Ruffini E, Saijo N, Sculier JP, Shemanski L, Stratton K, Suzuki K, Tachimori Y, Thomas CF, Tsao MS, Turrisi A, Vansteenkiste J, Watanabe H, Wu YL, Baas P, Erasmus J, Hasegawa S, Inai K, Kernstine K, Kindler H, Krug L, Nackaerts K, Pass H, Rice D, Falkson C, Filosso PL, Giaccone G, Kondo K, Lucchi M, Okumura M, Blackstone E. 2016. The IASLC lung cancer staging project: Proposals for coding T categories for subsolid nodules and assessment of tumor size in part-solid tumors in the forthcoming eighth edition of the TNM classification of lung cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 11(8):1204-1223. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2016.03.025



Armato III SG, Coolen J, Nowak A, Robinson C, Gill RR, Straus C, Khanwalkar A. 2015. Imaging in pleural mesothelioma: A review of the 12th International Mesothelioma Interest Group. Lung Cancer. 90(2):148-154. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.07.011
Birnie KA, Yip YY, Ng DCH, Kirschner MB, Reid G, Prêle C, Musk A, Lee G, Thompson P, Mutsaers S, Badrian B. 2015. Loss of miR-223 and JNK signaling contribute to elevated stathmin in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Molecular Cancer Research. 13(7):1106-1118. https://doi.org/10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-14-0442
Cook A, Khong A, Nowak AK, Lake RA. 2015. Novel insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Lung Cancer Management. 4(5):249-259. https://doi.org/10.2217/lmt.15.23
Creaney J, Dick IM, Robinson BW. 2015. Comparison of mesothelin and fibulin-3 in pleural fluid and serum as markers in malignant mesothelioma. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine. 21(4):352-356. https://doi.org/10.1097/MCP.0000000000000167
Creaney J, Ma S, Sneddon SA, Tourigny M, Dick I, Leon J, Khong A, Fisher S, Lake R, Lesterhuis W, Nowak A, Leary S, Watson MW, Robinson B. 2015. Strong spontaneous tumor neoantigen responses induced by a natural human carcinogen. OncoImmunology. 4(7):1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2015.1011492
Creaney J, Robinson BWS. 2015. Author’s response: Inconsistent results or inconsistent methods? A plea for standardisation of biomarker sampling in mesothelioma studies. Thorax. 70(4):374-375. https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206564
Francis R, Segard T, Morandeau L, Lee G, Millward M, Segal A, Nowak A. 2015. Characterization of hypoxia in malignant pleural mesothelioma with FMISO PET-CT. Lung Cancer. 90(1):55-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lungcan.2015.07.015
Hjerpe A, Ascoli V, Bedrossian C, Boon M, Creaney J, Davidson B, Dejmek A, Dobra K, Fassina A, Field A, Firat P, Kamei T, Kobayashi T, Michael C, Onder S, Segal A, Vielh P. 2015. Guidelines for cytopathologic diagnosis of epithelioid and mixed type malignant mesothelioma. Complementary statement from the International Mesothelioma Interest Group, also endorsed by the International Academy of Cytology and the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology. CytoJournal. 12(26):Article 170726. https://doi.org/10.4103/1742-6413.170726
Hjerpe A, Ascoli V, Bedrossian CWM, Boon ME, Creaney J, Davidson B, Dejmek A, Dobra K, Fassina A, Field A, Firat P, Kamei T, Kobayashi T, Michael CW, Önder S, Segal A, Vie P. 2015. Guidelines for the Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Epithelioid and Mixed-Type Malignant Mesothelioma: a secondary publication. Cytopathology. 26(3):142-156. https://doi.org/10.1111/cyt.12250
Hjerpe A, Ascoli V, Bedrossian CWM, Boon ME, Creaney J, Davidson B, Dejmek A, Dobra K, Fassina A, Field A, Firat P, Kamei T, Kobayashi T, Michael CW, Önder S, Segal A, Vielh P. 2015. Guidelines for the cytopathologic diagnosis of epithelioid and mixed-type malignant mesothelioma: Complementary Statement from the International Mesothelioma Interest Group, Also Endorsed by the International Academy of Cytology and the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 43(7):563-576. https://doi.org/10.1002/dc.23271
Johnson C, Saunders C, Phillips M, Emery J, Nowak A, Overheu K, Ward AM, Joske DJL. 2015. Randomized Controlled Trial of Shared Care for Patients With Cancer Involving General Practitioners and Cancer Specialists. Journal of Oncology Practice. 11(5):349-355. https://doi.org/10.1200/JOP.2014.001569
Leong SL, Lee G, Robinson B, Creaney J. 2015. Role of Mesothelin Measurement in Patients With Cytology-Negative Pleural Effusion Undergoing Medical Thoracoscopy. PLEURA. N/A:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1177/2373997515579639
Leong SL, Zainudin R, Kazan-Allen L, Robinson B. 2015. Asbestos in Asia. Respirology. 20(4):548-555. https://doi.org/10.1111/resp.12517
Lesterhuis W, Rinaldi C, Jones A, Rozali E, Dick I, Khong A, Boon L, Robinson B, Nowak A, Bosco A, Lake R. 2015. Network analysis of immunotherapy-induced regressing tumours identifies novel synergistic drug combinations. Scientific Reports. 5:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep12298
Lim CB, Prêle C, Baltic S, Arthur P, Creaney J, Neil Watkins D, Thompson P, Mutsaers S. 2015. Mitochondria-derived reactive oxygen species drive GANT61-induced mesothelioma cell apoptosis. Oncotarget. 6(3):1519-1530. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.2729
Mccoy M, Hemmings C, Miller T, Austin SJ, Bulsara MK, Zeps N, Nowak A, Lake R, Platell C. 2015. Low stromal Foxp3+ regulatory T-cell density is associated with complete response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer. British Journal of Cancer. 113(12):1677-1686. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2015.427
Mcdonnell A, Lesterhuis W, Khong A, Nowak A, Lake R, Currie A, Robinson B. 2015. Restoration of defective cross-presentation in tumors by gemcitabine. OncoImmunology. 4(5):e1005501. https://doi.org/10.1080/2162402X.2015.1005501
Mcdonnell A, Lesterhuis W, Khong A, Nowak A, Lake R, Currie AJ, Robinson B. 2015. Tumor-infiltrating dendritic cells exhibit defective cross-presentation of tumor antigens, but is reversed by chemotherapy. European Journal of Immunology. 45(1):49-59. https://doi.org/10.1002/eji.201444722
Meniawy T, Lake R, McDonnell A, Millward M, Nowak A. 2015. Up regulation of PD-L1 on peripheral blood CD3+T cells predicts poor prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors. European Journal of Cancer. 51(S3):S47-S47. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(16)30148-4, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(16)30148-4
Nowak A, Cook A, Mcdonnell A, Millward M, Creaney J, Francis R, Hasani A, Segal A, Musk A, Turlach B, Mccoy M, Robinson B, Lake R. 2015. A phase 1b clinical trial of the CD40-activating antibody CP-870,893 in combination with cisplatin and pemetrexed in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Annals of Oncology. 26(12):2483-2490. https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdv387
Nowak AK, Lesterhuis-Vasbinder D, Lesterhuis WJ. 2015. New directions in mesothelioma treatment. Lung Cancer Management. 4(6):299-307. https://doi.org/10.2217/lmt.15.32
Robinson C, Dick I, Wise M, Holloway A, Diyagama D, Robinson B, Creaney J, Lake R. 2015. Consistent gene expression profiles in MexTAg transgenic mouse and wild type mouse asbestos-induced mesothelioma. BMC Cancer. 15:Article 983. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-015-1953-y
Sneddon S, Leon J, Dick I, Cadby G, Olsen N, Brims F, Allcock R, Moses E, Melton P, De Klerk N, Musk A, Robinson B, Creaney J. 2015. Absence of germline mutations in BAP1 in sporadic cases of malignant mesothelioma. Gene. 563(1):103-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2015.03.031