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Peritoneal Mesothelioma – Life Expectany, Prognosis & Top Treatments

Understanding Peritoneal Mesothelioma Peritoneal mesothelioma is the second most common type of mesothelioma after pleural mesothelioma. It is estimated that between 10 and 15 percent of mesothelioma cases are peritoneal. There are around 250 cases of peritoneal mesothelioma diagnosed annually in the United States with the majority involving patients 65 years or older. Peritoneal mesothelioma […]

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The Four Types of Mesothelioma Cancer

What is The Mesothelium The mesothelium is a specialized tissue that is designed to protect vital organs while providing critical functions to the cavity they occupy. Their primary function is to keep the organ and cavity lubricated and cushioned with fluid. They can also transport needed fluids, nutrients and cells to areas of the cavity […]

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About mesothelioma

What should people know about mesothelioma? Mesothelioma (frequently called malignant mesothelioma) is a cancer that starts in cells that line certain parts of the body, especially the chest or abdomen. Most mesotheliomas start in cells that line the chest cavity, particularly the outside of the lungs. Mesotheliomas can also start in cells that line the […]

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Overview | Pemetrexed for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma in adults. Is this guidance up to date? We reviewed the evidence in July 2017. We found nothing new that affects the recommendations in this guidance. Next review: This guidance will be reviewed if there is new evidence that is likely to change the recommendations. Guidance […]

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Clinical Trials Register

The European Union Clinical Trials Register allows you to search for protocol and results information on: interventional clinical trials that are conducted in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA); clinical trials conducted outside the EU / EEA that are linked to European paediatric-medicine development. Learn   more about the EU Clinical […]