Oncology & Cancer

Nivolumab effective treatment for malignant mesothelioma

Nivolumab monotherapy is an effective treatment option for relapsed malignant mesothelioma (MM), according to research presented today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer World Conference on Lung ...

Oncology & Cancer

Novel treatment for mesothelioma shows promise for patients

A novel treatment for advanced mesothelioma is safe and effective and may improve the quality of life for patients who have few treatment options, according to a research abstract presented during a virtual session of the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Radiotherapy doubles survival for patients with mesothelioma

Mesothelioma patients are twice as likely to survive for two years or longer, if they are treated with a high dose of radiation to the affected side of the trunk, according to research presented at the ESTRO 38 conference.

Oncology & Cancer

Pembrolizumab shows promise in treatment of mesothelioma

Pembrolizumab, an antibody drug already used to treat other forms of cancer, can be effective in the treatment of the most common form of mesothelioma, according to a new study led by investigators from the Perelman School ...

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