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What is Mesothelioma, adult malignant?

What is Mesothelioma, adult malignant?

  • Mesothelioma, adult malignant: A rare type of malignant cancer that occurs in the pleura (chest lining) or peritoneum (abdominal lining). The cancer develops in people who have inhaled asbestos fibres. Symptoms tend to occur many years or even decades after the exposure.

Mesothelioma, adult malignant is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mesothelioma, adult malignant, or a subtype of Mesothelioma, adult malignant, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mesothelioma, adult malignant: Introduction

Types of Mesothelioma, adult malignant:

Broader types of Mesothelioma, adult malignant:

What causes Mesothelioma, adult malignant?

Causes of Mesothelioma, adult malignant: see causes of Mesothelioma, adult malignant

What are the symptoms of Mesothelioma, adult malignant?

Symptoms of Mesothelioma, adult malignant: see symptoms of Mesothelioma, adult malignant

Mesothelioma, adult malignant: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mesothelioma, adult malignant.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mesothelioma, adult malignant.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mesothelioma, adult malignant: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mesothelioma, adult malignant.
Treatments for Mesothelioma, adult malignant: see treatments for Mesothelioma, adult malignant

Name and Aliases of Mesothelioma, adult malignant

Main name of condition: Mesothelioma, adult malignant

Other names or spellings for Mesothelioma, adult malignant:

Adult malignant mesothelioma

Adult malignant mesothelioma
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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