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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 […]