Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelium, a thin membrane that covers and protects most of the body's internal organs. It is most commonly found in the lungs. Please see our Mesothelioma Menu for more helpful information.
New chemotherapy (Alimta) approved for malignant mesothelioma
On February 5th, 2004, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new drug called pemetrexed disodium (Alimta, Eli Lilly) for the treatment of a rare cancer called mesothelioma.
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