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Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Mesothelioma

Edited by Sonia Maciá

Highlight Therapeutics

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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2608 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

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Open access peer-reviewed

1. Mesothelioma, a Review of Current Guidelines

By Sonia Maciá

448

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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

288

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3. Current Mesothelioma Treatment and Future Perspectives

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

289

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4. Emerging Drug Therapies for Mesothelioma

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

425

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5. Predictive and Prognosis Factors of Clinical Utility in Mesothelioma

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

476

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6. Biomarkers Progress and Therapeutic Implications in Malignant Mesothelioma

By Jordyn Feinstein and Muaiad Kittaneh

425

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7. Genetic Alterations of Malignant Pleural Mesothelima

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

260

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