A 30-year-old member asked:
who is most likely to get pleural mesothelioma?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ritesh Rathore answered
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Asbestos exposure: Most cases (70-80%) of mesothelioma happen in persons with environmental exposure to asbestos. Radiation exposure is another risk factor and smoking increases the risks. Thus, a person with a history of work-exposure to asbestos is at highest-risk of developing mesothelioma.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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