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Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy “SMART” for Resectable Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Published: September 21, 2016

Primary Outcome Measures

  • Survival status upon review of patient records every 6 months [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]


Inclusion Criteria
Subject provides informed consent

Subject is >18 years of age

Subject is deemed competent for making medical decisions

Subject is scheduled to undergo radiation followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy

Subject is a surgical candidate

A negative pregnancy test is required in women of child-bearing potential, as standard of care
Exclusion Criteria
Subject is <18 years old.

Study Population

Patients receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic Rochester that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo radiation therapy followed by surgical resection as their standard of care.

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