130P - Positron emission tomography (PET) as a prognostic factor in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM)
|Date||28 March 2014|
|Session||Lunch and poster display session|
Imaging, Diagnosis and Staging
|Citation||Journal of Thoracic Oncology (2014) 9 (Supplement 9): S7-S52. 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000131|
S. Cedres1, S. Ponce2, J. Zugazagoitia2, A. Navarro3, A. Martinez4, P. Martinez4, F. Salva3, C. Muñoz2, G. Ruiz Ares2, E. Felip5
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is an aggressive tumor linked to asbestos exposure and a marked increase in the incidence is predicted over the next decades in Europe and developing nations. We investigated the overall survival (OS) and variables affecting survival in patients (p) diagnosed of MPM.