Valerie W. Rusch, MD

Department of Surgery,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
New York, New York

Ritu Gill, MD

Department of Radiology,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital,
Boston, Massachusetts

Alan Mitchell, MS

Cancer Research and Biostatistics, Seattle, Washington

David Naidich, MD

Department of Radiology,
New York University School of Medicine,
New York, New York

David C. Rice, MB, BCh

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery,
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, Texas

Harvey I. Pass, MD

Department of Surgery,
New York University School of Medicine and
Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, New York

Hedy L. Kindler, MD

Department of Medicine,
The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Marc De Perrot, MD, MS

Department of Surgery,
Toronto General Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Joseph Friedberg, MD

Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- explain that there are limitations in the current clinical staging system for early stage malignant pleural mesothelioma.
- recognize that tumor volume has been demonstrated in single institution study to be most closely correlated with survival.
- identify what percent of MPM patients were found to have stage IV disease at the time of surgical resection.
- infer MPM tumor volume as a single variable correlated with outcome and pathological TNM parameters.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Oct-01
Expiration Date:2018-Oct-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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