Mesothelioma is a cancer that most commonly starts in the layers of tissue that cover each lung (the pleura). More rarely it starts in the layer of tissue in the abdomen that surrounds the digestive system organs (the peritoneum).
Find out about the symptoms of mesothelioma and when to see your doctor.
Your guide to the types of mesothelioma and the grading system. Knowing this helps your doctor to decide which treatment you need.
Read about the stages of mesothelioma and your treatment options.
Your guide to the causes of mesothelioma and who is more likely to get it.
Find out about survival for mesothelioma.
What to expect when you see a GP, when you might see a specialist, and which tests you might have.
The treatment you might have depends on the stage and type of your mesothelioma. See which treatments are used and how you have them.
A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you. Get advice on living with mesothelioma and find further resources and support.
Read about the latest research in mesothelioma and about taking part in clinical trials.
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