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Mesothelioma Explained

Mesothelioma is a dangerous cancer with only one known cause: asbestos exposure. About 3,000 people are diagnosed with mesothelioma each year.

Types of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma can develop in the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, or testicles. Where the tumors form determines which type you have.

Types of Mesothelioma

Pleural mesothelioma forms in the lining of the lungs (pleura). It is the most common type, making up 80% to 85% of all cases.

Pleural Mesothelioma

Peritoneal mesothelioma develops in the abdominal lining (peritoneum). Around 10% to 15% of cases are peritoneal mesothelioma.

Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Pericardial mesothelioma develops in the heart lining (pericardium). This type is very rare, accounting for less than 1% of all cases.

Pericardial Mesothelioma
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Mesothelioma Prognosis

A prognosis is the health outcome of a disease. Mesothelioma is very aggressive, but you can improve your prognosis with medical care.

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Top Mesothelioma Doctors

Mesothelioma doctors can help confirm a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan that best suits your needs.

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U.S. Veterans With Mesothelioma

U.S. veterans are at a high risk of mesothelioma as the risks of asbestos were hidden from service members for decades.

Air Force

The U.S. Air Force relied on asbestos in aircraft parts like heat shields and brake pads. Dozens of Air Force bases also used asbestos.

Air Force

A wide range of U.S. Army vehicles and bases often used asbestos-based products for insulation and durability.


The U.S. Marine Corps often served on bases or ships that were built with many asbestos products, putting them in danger.

Marine Corps

U.S. Navy veterans had the highest risk of asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. The Navy used more asbestos than all other branches.

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