The IASLC Mesothelioma Staging Project: Proposals for Revisions of the T Descriptors in the Forthcoming Eighth Edition of the TNM Classification for Pleural Mesothelioma Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Mesothelioma
  • Pleural Neoplasms
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Tumor Burden

abstract

  • A recommendation to collapse both clinical and pathological T1a and T1b into a T1 classification will be made for the eighth edition staging system. Simple measurement of pleural thickness has prognostic significance and should be examined further with a view to incorporation into future staging.

publication date

  • January 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.08.147

PubMed ID

  • 27687963

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2089

end page

  • 2099

volume

  • 11

number

  • 12