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
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Treatments for Pleural cancer
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Pleural cancer: Deaths
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Pleural cancer: Complications
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- 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
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Misdiagnosis and Pleural cancer
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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
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Research about Pleural cancer
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Clinical Trials for Pleural cancer
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Clinical Trials for Pleural cancer
Statistics for Pleural cancer
Pleural cancer: Broader Related Topics
Types of Pleural cancer
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