Medical and oncological management of malignant mesothelioma

British Journal of Hospital Medicine 2015 July [Link]

Bibby AC, Gibbs L, Braybrooke JP.


Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer, for which no curative oncological treatment currently exists. This article outlines the options for managing malignant pleural effusions, describes the developments in chemotherapy over the past 10 years and summarizes the evidence for prophylactic and palliative radiotherapy.