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Currently in Japan, the number of people who die from malignant pleural mesothelioma has been increasing.
Malignant pleural mesothelioma is "one of the most devastating kinds of cancer a person can have," said Paolo Paoletti, M.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma therapeutic pipeline.
When combined with the drug cisplatin, a standard chemotherapy agent, Alimta extended the survival rate of patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma by 30 percent.
When I open my eyes each morning, I thank goodness for the day I enrolled in the Alimta expanded access program," said 55-year-old Richard Shanas, a patient with malignant pleural mesothelioma who has been in the program for six months.
At least 10,000 people worldwide are diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma each year, according to conservative estimates.
22, 2002 Alimta(R) (pemetrexed), when combined with cisplatin, is emerging as a promising new treatment option for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) as a result of a Phase III trial presented earlier this year.