Articles/Abstracts in Medical Journals
Note - In some cases, only abstracts are available online. You may need to contact your local medical library for a copy of the article. Also, please be aware that these articles are from medical journals and are intended for health care professionals. Many contain information and statistics that may be disturbing to read for someone who is dealing with mesothelioma.
Bryne MJ, Davidson JA, Musk AW, et al: Cisplatin and gemcitibine treatment for malignant mesothelioma: A phase II study. J Clin Oncol 1999; 17:25-30.
Grondin SC, Sugarbaker DJ: Pleuropneumonectomy in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Chest 1999;116 (6 Suppl):450S-454S.
Nasareen N, Mohammed KA, Dowling PA, et al: Talc induces apoptosis in Human malignant mesothelioma cells in vitro. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2000 161: 595-600.
Ong ST, Vogelzang NJ: Chemotherapy in malignant pleural mesothelioma: A review. Journal of Clin Oncol 1996;14(3):1007-1017.
Rubins JB, Greatens T, Kratzke RA, et al: Lovastatin induces apoptosis in malignant mesothelioma cells. P Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1998;157(5 Pt 1):1616-22.
Rusch VW: Indications for pneumonectomy. Extrapleural pneumonectomy. Chest Surg Clin N Am 1999; 9(2):327-38.
Sterman DH, Kaiser LR, Albelda SM: Advances in the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Chest 1999; 116:504-520.