August 2008

Preparing for Therapy with Alimta and Cisplatin

Alimta also known as Pemetrexed is the first drug ever approved for use in mesothelioma.  It was approved following a large trial that compared Alimta/Cisplatin with single agent Cisplatin.  It was found that patients who received the combination had a survival advantage over Cisplatin alone. This combination is now considered to be the standard of care for […]

Mary Hesdorffer, NP – Medical Liaison

Mary Hesdorffer received her undergraduate degree at the College of New Rochelle in NY and went on to receive her Masters of Science at the same institution. She is fully credentialed as a Nurse Practitioner and has spent 11 years actively treating patients with mesothelioma. Mary has an expertise in the development and implementation of […]