Last modified: March 16, 2022
Quick Facts
  • Certifications:

    Master’s in Medical Sciences

    Bachelor’s in Microbiology and Cell Science

    Licensed and Registered Nurse

    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification

    Certificates in Health Literacy Awarded by the CDC

  • Memberships:

    american nurses association logo
    american medical writers association

    society for clinial research excellence

  • Expertise:
    Oncology
    Microbiology
    Clinical Research
  • Author Profiles:

About Sean

About Sean Marchese, MS, RN

Watch: Sean Marchese, MS, RN, shares his medical background.

Sean Marchese is a registered nurse and medical writer at The Mesothelioma Center with experience developing and managing respiratory and thoracic oncology clinical trials and treatments. Sean graduated with a Master of Science in medical sciences at the University of South Florida in 2012. He received a Bachelor of Science in microbiology and cell science from the University of Florida in 2010.

He has worked as a registered nurse in pain management and neurosurgery with more than 10 years of clinical experience. As a clinical research coordinator, he has led experimental clinical trials in oncology involving TTFields, immunotherapy, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. At Asbestos.com, Sean is helping to raise awareness of breakthrough research and treatments for patients with mesothelioma through investigative medical writing.

Coordinated Studies with Phase I, II, III and IV Drug and Device Trials

  • De-intensified radiation therapy for early-stage, p16-positive oropharyngeal cancer
  • Limited stage small cell lung cancer study of chemoradiation +/- atezolizumab
  • Durvalumab following stereotactic body radiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer
  • Tumor Treating Fields for treatment of stage 4 non-small cell lung cancer
  • MEDI0457 and Durvalumab in recurrent/metastatic HPV-associated head and neck cancer
  • AG013 for the attenuation of oral mucositis in subjects with cancer receiving CRT
  • MEDI4736 +/- Tremelimumab vs standard of care therapy in recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma
  • Evaluation of biomarkers to quantify liver pathology in patients with presumed non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Intravenous bimagrumab in overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes
  • HM51211 in obese subjects with NAFLD and in subjects with NASH
Sean Marchese, MS, RN Medical Career

Watch: Learn how registered nurse Sean Marchese’s career as a clinical research coordinator helped him become a medical writer for Asbestos.com.

Top Videos

  • Stage 4 Mesothelioma Symptoms

    Watch: Registered Nurse Sean Marchese explains the primary symptoms of stage 4 mesothelioma.

  • Buying a New Home & Asbestos Exposure

    Watch: Sean Marchese shows how asbestos in homes can become brittle over time and a danger to residents if not properly inspected.

  • Common Symptoms of Asbestos Exposure

    Watch: Sean Marchese describes how asbestos exposure symptoms may not show until decades after initial exposure.

  • Mesothelioma Symptoms of Early-Stage Patients

    Watch: Sean Marchese details the early symptoms of mesothelioma such as persistent dry cough, fevers, unexplained weight loss and others.

  • What Is Pleural Thickening?

    Watch: Sean Marchese explains pleural thickening, its symptoms and how it's a sign of an underlying disease such as mesothelioma or asbestosis.

  • What Are Pleural Plaques?

    Watch: Sean Marchese shows how inhaled asbestos fibers can cause pleural plaques that restrict lung function.