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Management of malignant pleural effusion: challenges and solutions

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Malignant pleural effusion (MPE) is a sign of advanced cancer and is associated with significant symptom burden and mortality. To date, management has been palliative in nature with a focus on draining the pleural space, with therapies aimed at preventing recurrence or providing intermittent drainage through indwelling catheters. Given that patients with MPEs are heterogeneous with respect to their cancer type and response to systemic therapy, functional status, and pleural milieu, response t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2147/CMAR.S95663

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Dove Medical Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cancer Management and Research Journal website
Volume:
9
Pages:
229-241
Publication date:
2017-06-23
Acceptance date:
2017-03-27
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EISSN:
1179-1322
ISSN:
1179-1322
Source identifiers:
704616
Language:
English
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pubs:704616
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2017-08-15

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