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How do I identify the symptoms of mesothelioma?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Mesothelioma is an

Aggressive malignancy of the tissue (pleura) that lines the lungs and chest cavity.
It produces fluid that crowds the lung leading to short breath, fatigue; it can invade the chest wall causing pain on deep breaths, or with cough or sneeze. The most aggressive type is sarcomatus, and subtypes of mixed and epithelial may have different prognoses.

In brief: Mesothelioma is an

Aggressive malignancy of the tissue (pleura) that lines the lungs and chest cavity.
It produces fluid that crowds the lung leading to short breath, fatigue; it can invade the chest wall causing pain on deep breaths, or with cough or sneeze. The most aggressive type is sarcomatus, and subtypes of mixed and epithelial may have different prognoses.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Short breat, pain

Can include shortness of breath or chest wall pain.
May not have any symptoms.

In brief: Short breat, pain

Can include shortness of breath or chest wall pain.
May not have any symptoms.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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