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Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Radiation. Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, United States



Survival: 18.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 5
   
Treatments: Radiation
   
Drugs:
Country: United States
   
City/State/Province: New York, NY
   
Hospital: Mount Sinai Medical Center
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 7/2012

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 36 malignant pleural mesothelioma patients. The median patient age was 67 years and 81% were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy.

Toxicities:
Treatment-related deaths (2) due to lung inflammation and shortness of breath were reported. Grade 3 fatigue was also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 18 months.

Correspondence: Dr. Kenneth E. Rosenzweig; email: ken.rosenzweig@mountsinai.org

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