Table 1.

Clinicopathologic and molecular characteristics of MPMs

MPM cells in culture (n = 61)
Gender, n (%)
 Male48 (79)
 Female13 (21)
Age (years)
 Median ± SD65 ± 10
 Range37–89
Histology, n (%)
 Epithelioid43 (74)
 Biphasic8 (14)
 Sarcomatoid6 (10)
 Desmoplastic1 (2)
Asbestos exposure, n (%)
 Exposed47 (80)
 Non-exposed12 (20)
Survival (months)
 Median10
 Range0.3–118.8
Molecular group, n (%)
 C120 (33)
 C241 (67)
Genetic alterations, n (%)
CDKN2A46 (75)
CDKN2B41 (67)
BAP130 (49)
NF227 (44)
TP536 (10)