NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Part 8: Tools
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
Cancer treatment is based on the cancer stage and cell type.
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.
Review of Part 5 – Treating mesothelioma