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What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?

What are the symptoms of mesothelioma?
The main symptoms of mesolthelioma are: feeling out of breath chest pain coughing The symptoms may take years to manifest themselves and the condition is usually very slow to appear. The speed at which it progresses will depend on the type of mesothelioma. Epithelioid mesothelioma is the slowest to progress and usually responds the best...

Spread of sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma reduced by platinum-based drug

Spread of sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma reduced by platinum-based drug
Researchers at the University of Salento in Italy have discovered a platinum-based drug that has shown to be more effective in reducing the growth of the most aggressive type of mesothelioma cancer cells, sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma, than cisplatin, the drug which is currently most widely used. The drug, Ptac2S was shown in the study...

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