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Mesothelioma Chemotherapy - Mesothelioma Radiation
This page contains links to eMedTV Mesothelioma Articles containing information on subjects from Mesothelioma Chemotherapy to Mesothelioma Radiation. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Mesothelioma Chemotherapy
When treating mesothelioma, chemotherapy may be used to stop the growth of cancer cells and reduce pain. This eMedTV article discusses mesothelioma and chemotherapy, including information about potential side effects of treatment.
- Mesothelioma Diagnosis
Making a diagnosis of mesothelioma may involve tests such as a CT scan or a biopsy. This eMedTV article describes the process of diagnosing this illness, and explains how it is often confused with other conditions.
- Mesothelioma Pain
In people with mesothelioma, pain may be the result of the cancer or a side effect of treatment. As this eMedTV article explains, in most cases of mesothelioma, pain can be relieved using medications, alternative treatments, or both.
- Mesothelioma Prognosis
A medical opinion as to the outcome of a disease is what's known as a prognosis. As this eMedTV article explains, doctors base a mesothelioma prognosis on factors such as the size of the tumor and the amount of fluid in the chest or abdomen.
- Mesothelioma Radiation
In cases of mesothelioma, radiation therapy may be used to treat the disease. This eMedTV article discusses mesothelioma and radiation therapy in detail and explains how such therapy may be combined with surgery or chemotherapy.