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Regression of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma in Absence of Chemotherapy or Surgery: A Case Series

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      Clinical Practice Points

      • What is already known about this subject?
      • Spontaneous regression of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare outcome for patients with or without conventional treatment.
      • What are the new findings?
      • Here we report 2 cases of regression of biopsy confirmed MPM in the absence of chemotherapy or radiation.
      • What are the new findings and how might they impact on clinical practice in the foreseeable future?
      • More research is warranted on the heterogeneity of MPM and the role of the patient's own immune system to control the disease in certain circumstances.


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