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Photodynamic Therapy for Mesothelioma Treatment | Dr. Joseph Friedberg

Joseph Friedberg, MD
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Joseph Friedberg is Chief of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania Health System-Presbyterian. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School. He was trained in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and is board certified in general surgery. He specialized in thoracic surgery at Brigham and Womens Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and is also board certified in Thoracic Surgery. He is a member of numerous national surgical organizations, and heads the PMC Thoracic Research Laboratory. He has a particular interest in diseases of the pleura, and has extensive experience with laser treatments and photodynamic therapy. He heads several investigational trials unique in the world to develop treatments for advanced cancers and malignant mesothelioma, including the development of a lung cancer vaccine.

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Dr. Joseph Friedberg gives his presentation on Malignant Mesothelioma treatment by using Photodynamic Therapy.

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A.) Effective Advocacy and the Case for Federal Meso Research Funding

B.) State Assistance on Insurance Appeals

C.) Cancer Genetics in the Mesothelioma Family

D.) Fundraising

E.) Navigating Mesothelioma Clinical Trials with GPS (Getting Personalized Service)

F.) Update from Across the Pond

G.) The Mesothelioma Experience: Patient and Provider Perspectives Panel

H.) Work of the Science Advisory Board

J.) Present and Future of Mesothelioma Treatment: Medical Oncologist and Researcher Perspective

K.) New Developments in Radiation Oncology: A Global Perspective

M.) Pain Management

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N.) Traditional Healing with Modern Science

O.) Update on Clinical Trials and Mesothelioma Research

P.) Mesothelioma Tissue Bank

Photodynamic Therapy for Mesothelioma Treatment | Dr. Joseph Friedberg

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R.) The Use of Cytokine Inhibitors: Translational Lab Results

S.) Identifying and Targeting Aggressive Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma: Morphologic and Molecular Studies

T.) Treatment Options for Patients with Recurrent Disease after HIPEC, HRA - Panel Discussion