Mesothelioma Overview

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure that usually affects the lining of the lungs or abdomen. Treatment strategies for mesothelioma often include a combination of surgery and chemotherapy. Average life expectancy for this aggressive cancer is about 12 months after diagnosis.
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