The Use of Chemotherapy in Patients With Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

This is a clinical practice guideline for adult patients with advanced, symptomatic malignant pleural mesothelioma who have a good performance status and are not suitable for surgical resection. The guideline discusses the use of chemotherapy as palliative treatment, and provides recommendations on choice of chemotherapy agent(s), dosage, and schedule. Outcomes of interest include survival, quality of life, symptom control, and response rates.