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National Cancer Database Report on Pneumonectomy Versus Lung-Sparing Surgery for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic Oncology


Vivek Verma, Christopher A. Ahern, Christopher G. Berlind, William D. Lindsay, Sonam Sharma, Jacob Shabason, Melissa J. Culligan, Surbhi Grover, Joseph S. Friedberg, Charles B. Simone II

From one of the few relatively unbiased sources of information regarding surgical treatment of pleural mesothelioma, the authors describe populations of patients undergoing EPP or P/D and their outcomes.   Survival was compared between propensity matched cohorts, demonstrating no difference in OS. 

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