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Mesothelioma Cancer treatment details. Radiation. Surgery. Centro di Riferimento Oncologico of Aviano, Aviano, Italy



Survival: 33.0 months
   
Toxicity Grade: 4
   
Treatments: Radiation
Surgery
   
Drugs:
Country: Italy
   
City/State/Province: Aviano
   
Hospital: Centro di Riferimento Oncologico of Aviano
   
Journal: Link
   
Date: 1/2014

Description:
Patients:
This study involved 20 malignant pleural mesothelioma patients with a median age of 68 years, 18 of whom were male.

Treatment:
Patients were treated with surgery (radical pleurectomy/decortication) and radiation therapy.

Toxicities:
The most severe toxicity was grade 4 pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart). Grade 3 lung inflammation and pain were also reported.

Results:
The median overall survival was 33 months.

Correspondence: Dr. MarcoTrovo; email: marco.trovo@cro.it

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