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Clinical Practice Guideline – Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up 

Ann Oncol. (2021) 
S. Popat, P. Bass, C. Faivre-Finn, et al, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee

  • This ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline provides key recommendations for managing malignant pleural mesothelioma. 
  • The optimal diagnostic methods, pathological evaluation and staging are described. 
  • The authors make recommendations on the role of surgery and macroscopic complete resection as part of multimodality therapy. 
  • The authors discuss optimal first-line, maintenance and salvage systemic therapies and immune checkpoint inhibitors. 
  • The authors discuss the role of prophylactic, radical and palliative radiotherapy and optimal supportive care.

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