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Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma without asbestos exposure: An ovarian cancer imitator

Gynecologic Oncology Reports 2014 November 17 [Link]

Grzankowski KS, Brightwell RM, Kasznica JM, Odusi KO.

Abstract

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a rare aggressive tumor with approximately 400 new cases annually in the US. In optimal cytoreduction HIPEC is the standard treatment. In suboptimal cytoreduction IV cisplatin and pemetrexed have high efficacy.

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