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How do you diagnose mesothelioma?

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Biopsy

A ct scan or chest x ray can show the tumor and / the fluid caused by mesothelioma.
A biopsy of the tumor can confirm mesothelioma.

In brief: Biopsy

A ct scan or chest x ray can show the tumor and / the fluid caused by mesothelioma.
A biopsy of the tumor can confirm mesothelioma.
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Imaging & biopsy

If suspecting mesothelioma, a chest or abdomen ct scan to see if any pleural or peritoneal tumors are present.
Then biopsy, usually surgical biopsy.

In brief: Imaging & biopsy

If suspecting mesothelioma, a chest or abdomen ct scan to see if any pleural or peritoneal tumors are present.
Then biopsy, usually surgical biopsy.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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