Mesothelioma Topic Guide

Mesothelioma Mesothelioma: Mesothelioma refers to malignant, or cancerous, tumors of the mesothelial cells. Asbestos exposure is the main risk factor for developing pleural mesothelioma. Symptoms of mesothelioma include difficulty breathing, chest pain and discomfort, cough, fever, weight loss, and easy fatigability. Treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.

Mesothelioma Topic Guide - Visuals

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Mesothelioma Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

pemetrexed Pemetrexed

Pemetrexed is used to treat non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer, or malignant pleural mesothelioma (a form of lung cancer associated with exposure to asb...learn more »

cisplatin Cisplatin

Cisplatin is used together with other cancer drugs to treat bladder cancer, testicular cancer, or ovarian cancer...learn more »