In this video from the Mount Sinai Health System, Dr. Raja Flores talks about the chronic lung disease, mesothelioma.
Dr. Flores explains the causes of mesothelioma, the different stages of the disease and how treatment is personalized to each individual. He describes where the tumors begin in mesothelioma and how they can then spread around the organ and to other parts of the body.
Treatment varies depending on how advanced the mesothelioma is and their overall health status. Dr. Raja talks about some of the surgical options available to patients and post-surgery treatments such as radiation therapy and chemotherapy.
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