Pleural mesothelioma

Joachim G.J.V. Aerts*, Jan P. van Meerbeeck

*Corresponding author for this work

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Mesothelioma is a rare cancer with a poor prognosis despite aggressive treatments. In recent years, new treatment options have become available. This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of advances in the epidemiology, aetiology, carcinogenesis, clinical and radiological presentation, pathology, genetics, prognosis, biomarkers and treatment of pleural mesothelioma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-380
Number of pages14
JournalERS Monograph
Issue number100
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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