NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - page 42

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Version 1.2012
Part 8: Tools
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• Supportive care is the treatment of symptoms of a disease.
• Talc pleurodesis or a pleural catheter can treat pleural effusion.
• Radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or pain drugs are used to treat chest pain.
• Talk to your doctor about ways to quit smoking and treatment for distress.
Review of Part 6 – Supportive care
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