Mesothelioma

The tissue that lines your lungs, stomach, heart, and other organs is called mesothelium. Mesothelioma, also known as malignant mesothelioma, is cancer of that tissue. It usually starts in the lungs, but can also start in the abdomen or other organs.

Malignant mesothelioma is rare but serious. Most people who get it have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. After being exposed to asbestos, it usually takes a long time for the disease to form.

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  1. Mesothelioma (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... stomach, heart, and other organs is called mesothelium. Mesothelioma, also known as malignant mesothelioma, is cancer of that tissue. It usually starts ...
  2. Malignant mesothelioma is an uncommon cancerous tumor . It mainly affects the lining of the lung and chest cavity (pleura) ... of pleural fluid Open lung biopsy Pleural biopsy Mesothelioma is often hard to diagnose. Under the microscope, ...
  3. ... pleura. SFT used to be called localized fibrous mesothelioma. ... the cancerous type of this disease, called malignant mesothelioma , which is caused by exposure to asbestos. SFT ...
  4. Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation)  
    ... BEREAVED & CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC MEETING International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma Learn about available treatment options from top experts ...
  5. Stages of Malignant Mesothelioma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Mesothelioma/Diagnosis and Tests ... Mesothelioma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment for malignant mesothelioma may include ...
  6. Treatment Options for Malignant Mesothelioma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Mesothelioma/Treatments and Therapies ... Mesothelioma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment for malignant mesothelioma may ...
  7. Mesothelioma/Start Here ... Mesothelioma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment for malignant mesothelioma may include surgery, ...
  8. Mesothelioma/Treatments and Therapies ... Mesothelioma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Treatment for malignant mesothelioma may ...
  9. Childhood Mesothelioma Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Mesothelioma/Children ... Mesothelioma ... National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Childhood mesothelioma treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy, ...
  10. Drugs Approved for Malignant Mesothelioma From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for malignant mesothelioma. The list includes generic names and brand names. ...
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