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Like most cancers, mesothelioma is best treated when it is diagnosed early. Treatment depends on the location of the tumor, how far it has spread, and your age and general health. Whatever the stage of mesothelioma, there are several types of treatments that can be used.
Traditional treatments for mesothelioma include the following:
Currently, no standard therapy exists for mesothelioma. Often the traditional treatments are used in combination.
Because mesothelioma is difficult to treat, several new therapies are being evaluated currently. They include the following:
Winston W Tan, MD
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD