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Edited by Sonia Maciá

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer with very poor survival and lack of treatment options. This book, written by a diverse panel of experts, presents a description of the most relevant topics on epidemiology, diagnosis, biomarkers, and treatment updates, including interesting discussion on molecular mechanisms, prognostic features, and novel therapies that are either approved or under clinical development for this challenging disease. It also discusses and explains genetic biomarkers, as there may be a role for some nuclear regulatory genes and proteins in development of mesothelioma, although targeted therapies so far have had limited impact.

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MesotheliomaEdited by Sonia Maciá

Published: November 11th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.89396

ISBN: 978-1-83968-155-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-154-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-156-1

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Mesothelioma, a Review of Current Guidelines

By Sonia Maciá


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2. Peritoneal Mesothelioma: Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects

By Cristian Mesina, Mihaela-Iustina Mesina-Botoran, Theodor Viorel Dumitrescu, Mihai Calin Ciorbagiu and Cosmin Vasile Obleaga


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3. Current Mesothelioma Treatment and Future Perspectives

By Danijela Štrbac, Katja Goričar, Viljem Kovač and Vita Dolžan


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4. Emerging Drug Therapies for Mesothelioma

By Derek B. Oien, Jeremy Chien, Julian Molina and Viji Shridhar


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5. Predictive and Prognosis Factors of Clinical Utility in Mesothelioma

By Rodríguez-Cid Jeronimo Rafael and Flores-Mariñelarena Rodrigo Rafael


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6. Biomarkers Progress and Therapeutic Implications in Malignant Mesothelioma

By Jordyn Feinstein and Muaiad Kittaneh


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7. Genetic Alterations of Malignant Pleural Mesothelima

By Benjamin Wadowski, David T. Severson, Raphael Bueno and Assunta De Rienzo


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