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Symptoms and Diagnosis

For more about mesothelioma symptoms, click on the full eMedTV article about Mesothelioma Symptoms.
To find out more about making a mesothelioma diagnosis, click on the full eMedTV article about Mesothelioma Diagnosis.

How Is It Treated?

Treatment for mesothelioma depends on:
  • The location of the cancer
  • The stage of the disease
  • The patient's age and general health.
  • Surgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Chemotherapy.
Sometimes, all three treatment methods are combined.
(Click Mesothelioma Treatment for more information.)

Statistics on Mesothelioma

Although reported incidence rates have increased in the past 20 years, mesothelioma is still a relatively rare cancer. About 2,000 new cases of mesothelioma are diagnosed in the United States each year. Mesothelioma occurs more often in men than in women and risk increases with age, but mesothelioma can appear in either men or women at any age.
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