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Mesothelioma Clinical Presentation*

Raphael Bueno, MD, FCCP
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*From the Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Correspondence to: Raphael Bueno, MD, FCCP, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115; e-mail: rbueno@bics.bwh.harvard.edu



Chest. 1999;116(suppl_3):444S-445S. doi:10.1378/chest.116.suppl_3.444S
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Objectives: Clinical teaching of treatment for mesothelioma

Design: Case presentation

Setting: Postgraduate course

Patient: A 52-year-old man with chest pain

Interventions: Multimodality therapy consisted of surgery, intrapleural chemotherapy, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

Results: Patient is alive and well 2 years after surgery.

Conclusions: Aggressive trimodality therapy for mesothelioma is presented as a successful treatment option.


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