Rochester, Minnesota 55905


The purpose of this study is to determine whether radiation therapy decreases tumor size and tumor spread. The investigators will consent subjects that have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and will undergo radiation therapy followed by surgical resection as their standard of care. The investigators will collect data from past and future medical records as well as data regarding their health status for their lifetime by reviewing life status, treatment status and CT scans.


Inclusion Criteria: - Subject provides informed consent - Subject is >18 years of age - Subject is deemed competent for making medical decisions - Subject is scheduled to undergo radiation followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy. - Subject is a surgical candidate - A negative pregnancy test is required in women of child-bearing potential, as standard of care. Exclusion Criteria: - Subject is <18 years old.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Dennis Wigle, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic

Karlyn Pierson, RN
Phone: 507-293-0807

Backup Contact:

Bettie Lechtenberg, MBA
Phone: 507-293-0807

Location Contact:

Rochester, Minnesota 55905
United States

Karlyn E Pierson, RN
Phone: 507-538-1960

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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