What is Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a tumour involving the mesothelioma - a lining that covers organs like lung, heart, testes and the whole abdomen. people exposed to asbestos fibres are at high risk of developing this tumour. A tissue sample can give the diagnosis. It has to be operated upon at times, and might even need chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

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My mom age 64, she has Mesothelioma, Please advice us how to treat and how to load reports for your...

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Hello dear. Treatment depends upon the stage

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Hello dear. Welcome to HCM.

I appreciate your concern. The treatment of...

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my mother was diagnosed with peritoneal cancer stage 3. The doctors never made it clear if this was mesothelioma or not. Doing research peritoneal...

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Peritoneal malignancies (primary) are very rare. Malignant spread in peritoneum can occur in other organ...

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My brother is Stage 4 mesothelioma in an infirmary. He has swollen abdominal, swollen side of body. He said this is newer (swelling) very weak. Our...

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From your description, it seems as though the cancer could have spread to his gastrointestinal tract. For your...

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