Soluble mesothelin level was significantly correlated with the survival of malignant pleural mesothelioma.
May 21, 2017
Scientists in Chengdu, China have released the results of a meta-analysis on the prognostic value of soluble mesothelin-related protein, a protein found in higher amounts in people with malignant mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has the details. Click here to read the article now.
Researchers at Sichuan University used eight studies including 579 mesothelioma patients to compare mesothelioma survival times to patients’ SMRP levels.
“The results showed that soluble mesothelin level was significantly correlated with the survival of malignant pleural mesothelioma,” writes lead author Dr. Long Tian.