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Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that is caused by inhaled asbestos fibers and forms in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart.
KEY FACTS ABOUT MESOTHELIOMA
More than 3,000 cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed yearly.
Pleural mesothelioma accounts for 75% of cases.
Average age of mesothelioma patient is 69 years old.
Men represent the majority of mesothelioma diagnoses.
Average life expectancy for mesothelioma patients is 12 to 21 months.
Symptoms of mesothelioma appear when tumors spread, grow and press against the chest wall and the abdominal cavity. Chest pain and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms.
COMMON MESOTHELIOMA SYMPTOMS
Shortness of breath
Pain in the chest or abdomen
Fever or night sweats
Pleural effusion (fluid around the lungs)
Weakness in the muscles
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