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Pemetrexed plus carboplatin or cisplatin as neoadjuvant treatment of operable malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM).

Authors
  • Pasello, Giulia
  • Marulli, Giuseppe
  • Polo, Valentina
  • Breda, Cristiano
  • Bonanno, Laura
  • Loreggian, Lucio
  • Rea, Federico
  • Favaretto, Adolfo
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anticancer Research
Publisher
International Institute of Anticancer Research
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
Volume
32
Issue
12
Pages
5393–5399
Identifiers
PMID: 23225442
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

AC and AP are active and feasible neoadjuvant regimens. Progression-free survival, response, disease control and resection rate were similar in the two treatment groups. The lower tolerability to AP treatment could impair the clinical condition of patients undergoing surgery.

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