Priority 14 from the Mesothelioma PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Is giving a course of chemotherapy to mesothelioma patients before or after surgery beneficial? (JLA PSP Priority 14)
Overall ranking 14
JLA question ID 0025/14 
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence No systematic reviews or studies identified
Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples We had to pay privately for chemotherapy pre op with Pemetrexed as this was said not to be available for potentially curative treatments only if it was palliative!
Comparison Surgery
Submitted by Carer
Outcomes to be measured Survival
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0025
PSP name Mesothelioma
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 53  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 16 December 2014