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Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up
The ESMO Guidelines Committee provides an update to its guidelines for evaluation and management of malignant pleural mesothelioma. They recommend against screening. A biopsy demonstrating tissue invasion is required for a definitive diagnosis. Definitions for different extents of surgical radicality are provided. No specific recommendations for the extent of surgery are provided, indicating the presence of equipoise at this time.