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What are the treatments that are used to treat malignant mesothelioma?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: 1. surgery

2. Pemetrexed based chemotherapy; 3.
Fluid drainage; 4. Photodynamic therapy. Some believe in the addition of radiotherapy in the curative setting (i don't), but it can be used effectively to relieve pain.

In brief: 1. surgery

2. Pemetrexed based chemotherapy; 3.
Fluid drainage; 4. Photodynamic therapy. Some believe in the addition of radiotherapy in the curative setting (i don't), but it can be used effectively to relieve pain.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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