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What is Malignant mesothelioma?

What is Malignant mesothelioma?

  • Malignant mesothelioma: Malignant mesothelioma affects the lining or membranes of certain large cavities in the body. These cavities, called the serous cavities, house certain major organs in the body including the heart, lungs, abdomen and others.

Malignant mesothelioma: Introduction

Types of Malignant mesothelioma:

Broader types of Malignant mesothelioma:

How serious is Malignant mesothelioma?

Prognosis of Malignant mesothelioma: It is often in the advanced stages when it is detected, so the outlook for the patients is not as good as it is for the cancers that are detected earlier. The average survival time after detection is 1 to 2 years. This survival time also depends on the type of mesothelioma

What causes Malignant mesothelioma?

Causes of Malignant mesothelioma: see causes of Malignant mesothelioma

What are the symptoms of Malignant mesothelioma?

Symptoms of Malignant mesothelioma: see symptoms of Malignant mesothelioma

Onset of Malignant mesothelioma: An exposure of as little as one or two months can result in mesothelioma 30 or 40 years later

Malignant mesothelioma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Malignant mesothelioma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Malignant mesothelioma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Malignant mesothelioma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Malignant mesothelioma.
Treatments for Malignant mesothelioma: see treatments for Malignant mesothelioma
Research for Malignant mesothelioma: see research for Malignant mesothelioma

Name of Malignant mesothelioma

Main name of condition: Malignant mesothelioma

Malignant mesothelioma: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Malignant mesothelioma:


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