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Soluble Mesothelin-Related Peptides to Monitor Recurrence After Resection of Pleural Mesothelioma

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Bryan M. Burt, Hyun-Sung Lee, Veronica Lenge De Rosen, Masatsugu Hamaji, Shawn S. Groth, Thomas M. Wheeler, David J. Sugarbaker

In this single institution study, the prognostic role of soluble mesothelin-related peptides (SMRP) was evaluated in patients with pleural mesothelioma.  Preoperative levels of SMRP were related to tumor volume and disease-free survival.  Percent change in postoperative SMRP was predictive of tumor recurrence. 

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