Impressive remission of locally advanced malignant peritoneal mesothelioma treated with combination of radiotherapy and intraperitoneal paclitaxel.

@article{Takeuchi2007ImpressiveRO,
  title={Impressive remission of locally advanced malignant peritoneal mesothelioma treated with combination of radiotherapy and intraperitoneal paclitaxel.},
  author={Keisuke Takeuchi and Minoru Fujimoto and Taro Tsujino and Yuichiro Takeda and Shuhei Yoshida},
  journal={European journal of gynaecological oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          322-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND The results of treatment of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma are quite unsatisfactory, especially in the later stages of the disease, regardless of the treatment modality employed. CASE We report a case of locally advanced malignant peritoneal mesothelioma, in which the combination of radiotherapy and intraperitoneal paclitaxel was beneficial for long-term disease stabilization. A 71-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain. Abdominal ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging… CONTINUE READING

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