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Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer that develops in the linings of the lungs, abdomen, heart or testes. The only known cause of malignant mesothelioma is asbestos, though there are other potential risk factors. Due to a long latency period, symptoms may take years to develop .
Mesothelioma clinical trials are research stu.s that test whether a medical treatment is safe and effective. These trials can give patients access to cutting edge treatments. They play an essential role in advancing the science of cancer treatment..
The most common treatment for mesothelioma involves a combination of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Supportive treatments can help relieve symptoms and improve quality of life for many mesothelioma patients..
Prognostic scoring systems. Two prognostic scoring systems have been developed for advanced unresectable mesothelioma and are used to stratify patients enrolling in clinical trials the Cancer and Leukemia Group B CALGB index and the European Organization for the Research and Treatment of Cancer EORTC index..