Mesothelioma - Did you know?
Veterans, miners, factory workers, and those working in the manufacturing or construction business are at a greater risk of developing mesothelioma due to asbestos exposure.
Mesothelioma Can Be TreatedA popular misconception is that mesothelioma is a disease that can't be treated. Due to the complexity of this incurable disease, a true multidisciplinary approach is needed to ensure the best care available.
The Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program team has expertise in all types of treatment, including Lung-Sparing Surgery and Photodynamic Therapy, Immunotherapy, Proton Therapy, Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy.
It is hard to find a group with the subspecialized experience as the team at Penn Medicine.Patients benefit from Penn Medicine’s ongoing research and our passion to eradicate this disease while providing the highest possible quality of life for each patient and their families as well.
Our Experts Answering Your QuestionsWant to know more about:
- Mesothelioma symptoms?
- Is Screening available?
- Penn Medicine's multidisciplinary approach?
- Cutting edge treatment options?
- New breakthrough clinical trials?
- How to improve quality of life after diagnosis?
These Penn Medicine experts will be answering user-submitted questions in a live online chat next Thursday May 1st, from 4 - 5pm.