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The Most Accurate Way to Diagnosis Mesothelioma

The Most Accurate Way to Diagnosis Mesothelioma

A new study out of India shared new findings on the most accurate way to diagnose mesothelioma. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare type of cancer. The peritoneum is the membrane that lines your abdominal cavity. MPM forms in this lining and spreads within the abdominal cavity. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos. MPM is likely caused by ingesting asbestos that become stuck in the abdomen. It can take up to 50 years for MPM to form and cause symptoms after asbestos exposure. It can be hard for doctors to diagnose MPM. This is because MPM is so rare and the symptoms often look like more common diseases. A delayed diagnosis leads to delayed treatment and a lower … Continue reading The Most Accurate Way to Diagnosis Mesothelioma »