Malignant Mesothelioma Prognosis and Survival

Overview The prognosis and survival rate of malignant mesothelioma are poor. Recent emerging treatment options do improve life expectancy by a few years but death is almost always certain. Mesothelioma is classifieds into four stages according to the status of the...

How is Mesothelioma Diagnosed and Confirmed?

Doctors arrive at a confirmed diagnosis of mesothelioma through a series of tests and procedures. In general, any cancer is diagnosed through a series of tests. Genetic testing, which is done in most cases to assess the cancer risk, does not apply here because in this...