Local recurrence of tumor at sites of intervention in malignant pleural mesothelioma


METİNTAŞ M., AK G., Parspour S., YILDIRIM H., Erginel S., ALATAŞ F., ...More

LUNG CANCER, vol.61, no.2, pp.255-261, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 61 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2007.12.022
  • Journal Name: LUNG CANCER
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.255-261
  • Keywords: mesothelioma, radiotherapy, diagnose, therapy, SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTATION, RANDOMIZED-TRIAL, RADIOTHERAPY, PREVENTION, BIOPSY, CHEMOTHERAPY, SURVIVAL, THERAPY, CANCER
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

In malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients, local. dissemination (LD) of the tumor is frequently observed at the sites of intervention where diagnosis/treatment are performed. We evaluate the factors affecting LD frequency and discuss the use of PR in MPM patients.