Report of a Case of Pericardial Mesothelioma with Liver Metastases Responding Well to Pemetrexed and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy

Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 2007 Aug;2(8):780-1. [Link]

Doval DC, Pande SB, Sharma JB, Rao SA, Prakash N, Vaid AK.

Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute, New Delhi, India.


Pericardial mesothelioma remains a disease with a bleak prognosis. We report the case of a patient with metastases to liver and good response to pemetrexed and carboplatin-based combination chemotherapy and consequent prolonged progression-free survival.