A 21-year-old member asked:
Who is most likely to get pleural mesothelioma?
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Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
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Thoracic Surgery 30 years experience
Asbestos-exposure: Those exposed to asbestos are most prone to getting malignant mesothelioma, either directly through work or indirectly through close contact with clothes of those exposed at work, such as pipe-fitters, boilermakers, brake repair. Some also have suggested that exposure to the earliest polio vaccines, which may have been contaminated with another virus, sv40, may be prone to developing mesothelioma.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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