Posts Tagged ‘surgery’

Pleurectomy surgery better for quality of life, study finds

26 Jul 2017 by under Research/Treatment

220px Effusionhalf 100x100 Pleurectomy surgery better for quality of life, study findsAn estimated 22 percent of malignant mesothelioma patients undergo surgery to treat the deadly disease, according to Mesothelioma Research News, but which surgical option is most beneficial? Yet another study has confirmed pleurectomy surgery rather than extrapleural pneumonectomy (EEP) is the best option. (more…)


Study: Chemotherapy, combination treatments add time to life expectancies of mesothelioma patients

21 Nov 2016 by under Research/Treatment

research test tubes 100x100 Study: Chemotherapy, combination treatments add time to life expectancies of mesothelioma patientsFor those diagnosed with mesothelioma, treatment is usually based on the stage and type of the cancer.

Recent study results show that chemotherapy and multimodal treatment — using multiple methods of treatment, specifically the combination of chemotherapy and surgery — results in longer life expectancy in patients with mesothelioma. (more…)