Name: Mesothelioma

Description: Lung cancer caused by asbestos

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  • Mesothelioma -- A tumor derived from mesothelial tissue (peritoneum, pleura, pericardium). It appears as broad sheets of cells, with some regions containing spindle-shaped, sarcoma-like cells and other regions showing adenomatous patterns. Pleural mesotheliomas have been linked to exposure to asbestos. (Dorland, 27th ed)
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 Mesothelioma: Questions and Answers - National Cancer Institute Comprehensive overview from the National Cancer Institute (Mesothelioma) - The Authority on Mesothelioma and Asbestos Cancer Overview from (Mesothelioma)
 Mesothelioma Data, Statistics, & Information Mesothelioma statistics (Mesothelioma)
 Mesothelioma: MedlinePlus Good overview with many links (Mesothelioma)
 ACS :: What Is Malignant Mesothelioma? Comprehensive overview from American Cancer Society (Mesothelioma)
 Mesothelioma: All - Overview article from Mayo Clinic (Mesothelioma)
 Mesothelioma: All - Overview article from Mayo Clinic (Mesothelioma)
 Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation From the Mesothelioma Applied Research Center- info about current research (Mesothelioma)
 Search of: mesothelioma - List Results - Clinical trials for mesothelioma through NIH (Mesothelioma)

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