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Relevant aspects of the new ERS/EACTS/ESTS/ESTRO Pleural Mesothelioma Guideline

Chair: Nick Maskell Speaker: Arnaud Scherpereel

Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is still a relevant thoracic oncological entity going along with a very poor prognosis. However, diagnostic and therapeutic modalities have well advanced over the last years. ERS and ESTS provide a joint update of their evidenced-based MPM guideline. It seems highly important to keep pace with these new promising developments in MPM to provide best personalized care to MPM patients.

Educational aims

Based on illustrative case presentations, the audience will be given deep insight into the new ERS/ESTS MPM guideline recommendations and their underlying evidence. Evidence-based pathways through the diagnostic as well as the therapeutic phases will be highlighted.


Lecture based and case presentations


  • Evidence-based diagnostic steps in MPM
  • Evidence-based treatment options in MPM including multi-modal therapies

Learning outcomes

Following this webinar, participants will be able to: -Apply proper diagnostic pathways for MPM -Appraise correctly the efficacy and limitations of surgical, radiotherapeutical and systemic treatment modalities -Define personalized multi-modal treatment plans for various MPM scenarios

What is a webinar?

The webinar closely simulates a lecture-based teaching experience. The speaker can interact with the audience, just as in a classroom setting.

This webinar comprises 45-minute lecture followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer sessions. During the webinar you will be asked to share your opinion on issues related to the topic using interactive polls. Your answers are not evaluated but participation is mandatory to obtain the CME credits.

All participants will be able to hear the lecturer and see the slides throughout the presentation. As a participant you will be able to pose questions or discuss ideas with the other participants via the text chat facility and the speaker will respond to the questions via the microphone.

Log in guidelines

To attend the webinar you will need to log in to an Adobe Connect platform. We will send you related login information one week before the webinar is due to commence.

In order to benefit from this live experience we advise that you ensure that your equipment is compatible with the technical specifications listed here:

It is also recommended that you perform a system test.

Target Audience

  • Adult Pulmonologist/Clinician
  • Medical Student
  • Physician in Pulmonary Training
  • Radiologist
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Thoracic Oncologist
  • Thoracic Surgeon

Diseases / Methods

Thoracic oncology
General respiratory patient care

Contact e-learning@ersnet.org to be added to the waiting list.

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