Malignant mesothelioma

What is Malignant mesothelioma?

Malignant mesothelioma meaning A rare type of cancer in which malignant cells are found in the lining of the chest or abdomen. Exposure to airborne asbestos particles increases one's risk of developing malignant mesothelioma.For additional information, see http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/malignant-mesothelioma

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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