mesothelioma

ORPHA:168811 Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma
ORPHA:168816 Peritoneal cystic mesothelioma
ORPHA:50251 Pleural mesothelioma

Posted 1 year ago by Wales Gene Park

This study is looking at scans, blood tests and lung fluid tests to improve diagnosis for people with fluid in the lung lining (pleural effusion), or thickening of the lung lining.

 mesothelioma /  Bristol

Posted 1 year ago by Wales Gene Park

CheckpOiNt blockade For Inhibition of Relapsed Mesothelioma (CONFIRM): A Phase III Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Nivolumab in Relapsed Mesothelioma Doctors treat mesothelioma with chemotherapy. After chemotherapy if the mesothelioma comes back the aim is to control symptoms. This is called active symptom control. Researchers want to find out if nivolumab can help these people. Nivolumab is a type of immunotherapy drug called a monoclonal antibody. It works by stimulating the body’s immune system to recognise and kill cancer cells. We know from research that nivolumab could help people whose mesothelioma has come back after chemotherapy. But it isn’t known if it as good as active symptom control. In this trial most people will have nivolumab and some will have a dummy drug (placebo). The main aims of the trial are to find: how well nivolumab works for people whose mesothelioma has come back after chemotherapy how safe it...

 mesothelioma /  Velindre Cancer Centre

Posted 1 year ago by Wales Gene Park

Researchers want to know more about people who have mesothelioma, their symptoms and how it affects their life. Mesothelioma of the lung is difficult to treat. Researchers are looking for better treatments and how to improve care for people with mesothelioma. In this study they will collect information about: your quality of life any symptoms you have They will also collect medical information including: blood samples any tests you might have Mesothelioma can cause fluid to build up between the sheets of tissue that surround your lung. Treatment for this is to drain the fluid off. The researchers also want to collect samples of this fluid. The team will use this information to: find out more about mesothelioma improve the care for people with mesothelioma

 mesothelioma /  Wales Wide


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