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Cancer Care Ontario. (2012). Evidence-Based Series 7-14-1: The Use of Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. (Version 2 Edition).

Cancer Care Ontario. (2012). Evidence-Based Series 7-14-2:Surgical Management of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. (Version 2 Edition).

Cho BC, Feld R, Leighl O, Anraku M, Tsao MS, Hwang DM, Hope A, de Perrot M. A feasibility study evaluating Surgery for Mesothelioma After Radiation Therapy: the "SMART" approach for resectable malignant pleural mesothelioma. (2014). Journal of Thoracic Oncology. 9(3):397-402. Retrieved from:

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National Cancer Institute. (2015, August 7). Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment for Health Professionals (PDQ®).

National Comprehensive Cancer Network. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma (Version 1.2016).

Opitz I. Management of malignant pleural mesothelioma - the European experience. (2014). Journal of Thoracic Disease. 6(2S): S238-S252.

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Stahel RA, Weder W, Lievens Y, Felip E. Malignant pleural mesothelioma: ESMO clinical practice guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. (2010). Annals of Oncology. 21(S5): v125-v128.