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Study hints at new directions on LAMNs

August 2014—A slow leak in a tire may not be all that interesting— until one is cruising down the highway at 75 m.p.h. Suddenly, that same leak becomes much more compelling. Joseph Misdraji, MD, recalls a conversation he had at a meeting about pseudomyxoma peritonei that skirted a similar curve in the road. Approached by a pathologist who expressed a desire to collaborate with him, Dr. Misdraji suggested a study he was working on, looking at the significance of proximal margin involvement in low-grade appendiceal mucinous neoplasms, or LAMN.

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