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Malignant pleural mesothelioma(MPM), originated from pleural mesothelium cell, is an fatal tumor with natual history of only about several months, has showed an increased morbidity recently. The cause is that work or live in asbestos environment, and then Asbestos or dust is inhaled chest. Symptoms of malignant mesothelioma are similar with lung disease, However, it is difficult to diagnose pleural mesothelioma in its early stages because its symptoms often mimic the symptoms of other common illnesses, such as the flu, pneumonia or laryngitis. The best treatment time to be missed. Mesothelioma CT image is considered the best method of diagnosis. Comparing results from imaging scans tissue biopsies pulmonary function tests and other diagnostic techniques the presence of mesothelioma can be identified. Mesothelioma is a rare disorder, affecting about three thousand people per year, while lung cancer has a diagnostic rate 65 times greater than mesothelioma with nearly 200, 000 yearly diagnoses. Malignant mesothelioma is a mesothelium-derived carcinoma with high malignancy. The treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma, is still no effective cure methods. Pemetrexed disodium is the only agent for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma(MPM). It is a multitargeted antimetabolite that has shown activity in malignant pleural mesothelioma and NSCLC, which has been approved in more than 70 countries. The use of pemetrexed for lung cancer was also high in France and the United States and low in Canada, the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Poland, and the United Kingdom. pemetrexed is an anticancer drug, Pemetrexed and cis-platinum are combined for the treatment of Malignant mesothelioma. This drug is used by intravenous drop infusion. The recommended dose is 500mg/m2 every 21 days. Pemetrexed is injected droplet Into the human body. Time must be more than 10 minutes. Cisplatin dose is 75mg/m2, infusion time must be more than 2 hours. Cisplatin began to be injected after 30 minutes pemetrexed has been injected. if the patients accepted cisplatin, need to make a hydration program. cisplatin is an anticancer drug. cisplatin was discovered in 1964 by a biophysicist when he did an experiment to study the effect of electric field on growth of bacteria (using platinum electrodes). The main mechanism of cisplatin is tumor cells death by damaging the DNA. The resistance to cisplatin is associated with the cell's increased ability of DNA repair. Pemetrexed and cisplatin was combined for the treatment of inoperable malignant pleural mesothelioma. The diagnosis and treatment of malignant mesothelioma. http://www.cancer-c.com Curative Time a new star of Cancer Rehabilitation Website, provide the latest information about Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM) Asbestos Attorney Breast cancer treatment lung cancer mesothelioma treatment Cancer Rehabilitation info Related Articles - malignant, mesothelioma, Email this Article to a Friend! Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!Subscribe for free today!
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