Treatment with immune-checkpoint blocking monoclonal antibody (mAb) is demonstrating a significant efficacy in different tumor types. Here, we discuss the impact of this promising approach in malignant mesothelioma (MM), a still dreadful disease in which medical treatment has been set on platinum based chemotherapy for decades with unsatisfactory results.

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Cytokine and Growth Factor Reviews

Calabrò, L. (Luana), Ceresoli, G.L. (Giovanni Luca), D'Incecco, A. (Armida), Scherpereel, A., Aerts, J., & di Maio, R. (2017). Immune checkpoint therapy of mesothelioma: Pre-clinical bases and clinical evidences. Cytokine and Growth Factor Reviews, 36, 25–31. doi:10.1016/j.cytogfr.2017.07.003