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Mesothelioma therapy includes Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy

The therapeutic approach depends on the stage, size and cell type of the tumor. The basis is based on a multimodal approach with a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Research is increasingly focusing on the introduction of new modalities, the most hope of which is immunotherapy. Several other forms of mesothelioma therapy are in the phase of …

Sarcomatoid mesothelioma | Positron Emission Tomography

Sarcomatoid mesothelioma accounts for about 10% of these malignancies. It is much more aggressive and resistant to therapy than epithelial forms. Unlike epithelial cells, it does not consist of compacted cells, but rather disorganized chaotic spindle cells with elongated thick nuclei, which are arranged in bundles and which migrate and metastasize more readily. The fibrous components of this form …

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Malignant Mesothelioma highly malignant disease in 2020

Malignant mesothelioma is a highly malignant disease that most often occurs in the pleura of the thoracic cavity, followed by the peritoneum, pericardium, or tinea vaginalis testis. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) accounts for 10-15% of all mesotheliomas. The most significant risk factor for MPM is exposure to asbestos. There is no specific symptomatology, and imaging (computed tomography) and histopathology are crucial for diagnosis. There are no generally accepted guidelines for the radical treatment of MPM. Previously, the prognosis of …