Cancers starting in the pleura – the membrane surrounding the lung and lining the chest -- are among the deadliest and most difficult cancers. They typically result in a life expectancy of less than a year. No one knows this better than Joseph Friedberg, MD, co-director of the Penn Mesothelioma and Pleural Program.
But that hasn’t stopped him and a group of dedicated specialists at Penn from joining forces to fight this disease.
“Most people think it’s untreatable…. but we don’t believe that’s the case.” Read More