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How Do We Know If the Treatment is Working? Measuring Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment Response

Measuring Treatment Response for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Malignant pleural mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer. A growing number of mesotheliomas are being treated with novel immunotherapies. But clinicians still lack a meaningful way to measure mesothelioma treatment response. An article in Seminars in Nuclear Medicine lists five ways clinicians can measure how well a treatment plan is working. And a new artificial intelligence tool can measure mesothelioma tumors without any human input. Artificial intelligence may provide the key to treatment response in the future. Measuring Mesothelioma Treatment Response In malignant pleural mesothelioma, complex tumors result in inconsistent clinical assessment. There are five common ways to measure if a treatment plan is working. Generally, a clinician will look to see if the size or weight of a tumor has … Continue reading How Do We Know If the Treatment is Working? Measuring Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Treatment Response »