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Baylor Study: Mesothelioma ‘Staged Surgical Approach’ Increases Survival

Thursday, January 12, 2023

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Tim Povtak

A recent study found that mesothelioma patients who undergo both lung-sparing extended pleurectomy and decortication can achieve extended survival compared to those who undergo just one type of surgery. When lung-sparing surgery is a possibility, it was found to have a superior long-term survival rate and represents a shift in mesothelioma treatment. 

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