Mesothelioma and Malignant Pleural Issues

In this video from swedishseattle shared in September 2010, Dr. Alexander Faivar, a thoracic surgeon from the Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center in Seattle, Washington talks about mesothelioma and malignant tumors of the pleura.

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Dr. Faivar shares that there are between 2,000 and 3,000 new cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma diagnosed in the U.S. each year and explains the common symptoms, the stages of the disease, treatment options and the difficulties doctors face when diagnosing mesothelioma and the diagnostic tools needed.

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