Category: Mesothelioma

How Is Mesothelioma Diagnosed?

Published on May 21, 2024, by Law Office of Matthew L. Sharp


Curious how is mesothelioma diagnosed? Learn about the diagnostic process for mesothelioma, including tests, imaging, and biopsies. Mesothelioma is a rare and aggressive form of cancer that affects the mesothelial cells lining the lungs, abdomen, heart, or testicles. Due to its latency period and nonspecific symptoms, mesothelioma is often diagnosed at an advanced stage, making treatment more challenging. The most common form of mesothelioma, pleural mesothelioma, attacks the lining of the lungs and chest and accounts for about 82.1% of cases, per the Centers for Disease Control and [...]
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