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Is mesothelioma lethal?

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

In brief: Usually

If not surgically removable, it is usually lethal.

In brief: Usually

If not surgically removable, it is usually lethal.
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Eventually yes.

Unfortunately, malignant mesothelioma is often not curable, although cures have been reported.
Treatment for mesothelioma usually just prolongs survival.

In brief: Eventually yes.

Unfortunately, malignant mesothelioma is often not curable, although cures have been reported.
Treatment for mesothelioma usually just prolongs survival.
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