Julie Brahmer, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Julie Brahmer

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Mesothelioma

What every physician needs to know: Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare locally invasive, lethal malignancy associated with asbestosis, which is difficult to diagnose and treat. Eighty percent of MPM is attributed to asbestos exposure. Approximately 2000-3000 cases/year are diagnosed in US. Life expectancy once diagnosed with MPM, without treatment, is less than 6…

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