What to Expect with Mesothelioma Chemotherapy

There are several treatment options available for cancer, one of them is chemotherapy. But what chemotherapy is effective for the treatment of mesothelioma?

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In this video shared in 2013 by the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance on YouTube, Dr. Howard Jack West, a thoracic oncologist from the Swedish Cancer Institute, talks about the process of receiving the commonly used mesothelioma chemotherapy drug combination of cisplatin (Platinol) and pemetrexed (Alimta). West also shares some information about common side effects experienced by patients undergoing chemotherapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma, and some steps that can be taken to minimize the effects.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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