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Could you explain what is malignant peritoneal mesothelioma?

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Dr. Joshua Garren
23 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Ca of lung lining: Your intestines are surrounded by a lubricated lining called the peritoneum. This lining allows your intestines to move against your abdominal wall without friction. When these cells become cancerous, it is called a malignant peritoneal mesothelioma. Mesothelioma are difficult cancers with few effective treatments. A single day of radiation to the biopsy site can prevent local invasion.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013

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