Hawaii Medical Journal. 2007 Feb;66(2):48-50. [Link]

Carbone M, Strianese O, Theos K, Yang H.

Thoracic Oncology Program, Cancer Research Center of Hawai’i, USA.


Mesothelioma is one of the most aggressive human malignancies. In this article the research team of Dr. Michele Carbone reviewed the most significant scientific and medical advances in understanding the pathogenesis of mesothelioma and some novel preventive and therapeutic approaches that are being developed. The public health and litigation issues, together with the economics surrounding mesothelioma research and therapy are also discussed.