Article Abstract

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: some progress, but still a long way from cure

Authors: Loic Lang-Lazdunski

Abstract

In a recent issue of Annual Reviews of Medicine, Drs. Wald and Sugarbaker look at new concepts in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) (1). It is fair to say that in the past decade significant progress have been made in understanding the tumour biology of MPM and in developing new therapies.