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Frequently Asked Questions About Mesothelioma

What do you hope to achieve as the new SAB Chair?
Lee Krug, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Why is clinical trial participation important in mesothelioma?
Nicholas J. Vogelzang, MD, US Oncology Research


How does a pathologist diagnose mesothelioma?
Michele Carbone, MD, PhD, University of Hawaii


Why is a second opinion important in mesothelioma?
Robert N. Taub MD PhD FACP


My doctor told me that chemotherapy doesn’t work in mesothelioma. Is this true?
Anne S. Tsao, MD, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


What advances have you seen over the years in gene therapy for mesothelioma?
Dan Sterman, MD, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center


What is new in your approach to treating peritoneal mesothelioma?
Paul H. Sugarbaker, MD, FACS, FRCS, Washington Hospital Center


Is radiation therapy effective for pain control for patients with mesothelioma?
Craig Stevens, MD, PhD, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute


Can you tell me about the potential benefit of IMRT in mesothelioma?
Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD, Mt. Sinai Medical Center

What do you hope to achieve as the new SAB Chair?

Why is clinical trial participation important in mesothelioma?

How does a pathologist diagnose mesothelioma?

Why is a second opinion important in mesothelioma?

My doctor told me that chemotherapy doesn’t work in mesothelioma. Is this true?

What advances have you seen over the years in gene therapy for mesothelioma?

What is new in your approach to treating peritoneal mesothelioma?

Is radiation therapy effective for pain control for patients with mesothelioma?

Can you tell me about the potential benefit of IMRT in mesothelioma?