Solitary fibrous tumor of the pleura

Data on solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura is currently being collected in collaboration with several Swiss and foreign hospitals .

These are rare tumors; very little is known about the biology and prognosis. Various immunohistochemical and molecular genetic markers are being investigating using tumor biopsies which could provide more information on this rare tumor.

Current project

TitleEthical approval numberClinical Trial Registration


Tel +41 44 255 97 50
Fax +41 44 255 44 51


Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD, Director of Department
PD Dr Daniel Franzen, MD, Senior Attending Physician

Contact address

Department of Pulmonology
PD Dr Daniel Franzen, MD
University Hospital Zurich
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

Last update: 11.04.2019 | Person responsible:
Professor Malcolm Kohler, MD

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