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Curr Oncol Rep. 2002 Jul;4(4):305-13.

Current therapy for malignant mesothelioma.

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Multidisciplinary Mesothelioma Thoracic Oncology Program, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 445, Houston, USA. rsmythe@mail.mdanderson.org

Abstract

This review briefly summarizes the results of previous systemic (chemotherapy) and local (surgery and radiotherapy) treatment attempted to date for malignant mesothelioma. The prospects for newer modalities, ie molecular and biologic therapies, are also highlighted, including results of both preclinical and early clinical research.

PMID:
12044240
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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