What is Mesothelioma?
According to
The National Cancer Institute, "Malignant mesothelioma is, a rare form of cancer, in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the sac lining the chest (the pleura), the lining of the abdominal cavity (the peritoneum) or the lining around the heart (the pericardium)."Mesothelioma?? also rarely affects the testis{testicular mesothelioma}



What is peritoneal mesothelioma?
Peritoneal mesothelioma is a cancer of the lining of the abdominal cavity. This form of cancer makes up approximately one-fifth to one-third of the total number of mesothelioma cases diagnosed. It is the second most common type of the cancer after Pleural mesothelioma.

How do you get malignant mesothelioma?
Most people with malignant mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they where exposed to asbestos. Others have been exposed to asbestos in a household environment, mainly from the work clothes of their relatives working in asbestos related companies, often without knowing it.

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