A 32-year-old member asked:
Could you explain what is malignant peritoneal mesothelioma?
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Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
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.
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Last updated Dec 30, 2013
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