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Pleural cancer

Pleural cancer: Introduction

Cancer of the pleura. The pleura are the membranes which surround the lungs and line the inside of the chest cavity. Pleural mesothelioma is a type of pleural cancer where asbestos exposure causes cancer in the pleural tissue (lung membranes) - it is the most common type of mesothelioma. ...more »

Symptoms of Pleural cancer

Treatments for Pleural cancer

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Pleural cancer:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Pleural cancer?

Pleural cancer: Deaths

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Pleural cancer: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Pleural cancer:

  • The individual may develop a pneumothorax, or collapse of the lung. The disease may metastasize, or spread, to other parts of the body
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Causes of Pleural cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Pleural cancer

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Pleural cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Pleural cancer

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Pleural cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pleural cancer

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Pleural cancer: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pleural cancer

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Prognosis for Pleural cancer

Prognosis for Pleural cancer: Poor. The survival rate also depends on the type of mesothelioma cancer cells

Research about Pleural cancer

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Clinical Trials for Pleural cancer

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Pleural cancer

Pleural cancer: Broader Related Topics

Pleural cancer Message Boards

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More information about Pleural cancer

  1. Pleural cancer: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
  10. Prognosis
 

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