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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.

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