NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - page 38

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National Cancer Institute
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
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• Cancer treatment is based on the cancer
stage and cell subtype.
• Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to treat
cancer.
• Radiation therapy uses high-energy rays to
treat cancer.
• There are 2 types of surgery for
mesothelioma: P/D and EPP.
• Primary treatment is the main treatment used
to rid your body of cancer.
• Neoadjuvant treatment is given before
surgery; adjuvant treatment is given after
surgery.
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