Chemotherapy Followed by Surgery and Neoadjuvant Hemothoracic Intensity Modified Radiation Therapy (IMRT) for Patients With Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
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The purpose of this study is to determine the response rate and overall survival in patients that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo chemotherapy, surgery and intensity modified radiation therapy (IMRT) as part of their standard of care.
Condition or disease
MesotheliomaSolitary Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura
The investigators will consent patients that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo chemotherapy followed by surgery and then IMRT as their standard of care. The investigators will collect data from past and future medical records as well as data regarding their health status for their lifetime by reviewing life status, treatment status and CT scans.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients receiving treatment at the Mayo Clinic Rochester that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo chemotherapy followed by surgery and then IMRT as their standard of care.
Subject provides informed consent
Subject is >18 years of age
Subject is deemed competent for making medical decisions
Subject is scheduled to undergo chemotherapy followed by surgery and then IMRT
Subject is a surgical candidate
A negative pregnancy test is required in women of child-bearing potential, as standard of care.