NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Part 8: Tools
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
• 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