Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer usually caused by exposure to asbestos, a deadly material that’s been used in a variety of industries.. There are four types of mesothelioma, but pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of malignant mesothelioma. It affects the lungs and accounts for about 75 percent of cases. This devastating disease originates in the lining of the lungs, heart and abdomen, sometimes also affecting the testicles.
This video from the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance explains more about this malignant condition, including how it develops, its symptoms and the various treatment options.
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