What Is Pleural Mesothelioma?

Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of malignant mesothelioma cancer, accounting for about 75 percent of all cases. It's an aggressive and rare form of asbestos-related cancer that moves swiftly. But with our help, we will find you the right specialist and cancer center to treat your disease as soon as possible and give you the best chance of survival.
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    Learn how the cancer affects your body, the manner in which doctors diagnose the disease, early symptoms and how you can improve your well-being.
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    Many factors determine how the cancer may affect your health and life expectancy. While you can't control some factors, there are others you can change to improve your prognosis.
    Understand Your Prognosis
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    Chemotherapy, radiation and surgery remain the traditional treatment options for pleural mesothelioma. But clinical trials and emerging treatments are also helping extend lives.
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    Pleural mesothelioma is a rare disease, and it requires a specialist for the best treatment and outcome. Specialists are better prepared for the challenges you may encounter.
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My dad lost his fight to mesothelioma in 2012. Thank you for the information you have on this page. It was really helpful and enabled me to better understand this hideous disease.
Karen Simpson

How We Can Help You

The Pleural Mesothelioma Center provides you and your loved ones with free information about the cancer, treatments that will improve your quality of life, top specialists who are experts on the disease, financial resources and the support you need to fight and overcome pleural mesothelioma.
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Helping pleural mesothelioma patients improve their well-being through education, awareness and support is our primary goal. We will listen to your needs and find the best ways to help you on your cancer journey.
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Because caregivers are the most reliable sources of help and comfort to pleural mesothelioma patients, we provide them with the support they need to guarantee their patients stay healthy and safe.
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Free Mesothelioma Packet
Our free informational packet is a collection of resources that give you the most up-to-date information about mesothelioma and treatment to help you understand all about pleural mesothelioma cancer. We offer free next-day delivery, too.
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Mesothelioma Books
Free Books
Learn more about the disease from "Your Complete Guide To Pleural Mesothelioma." It's a 200-page book with detailed graphics and other information. In addition to this book, we will also send you literature on nutrition, survival and other resources.
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Support Wristbands
Show your support for banning asbestos, ending exposure and helping those with mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. Order your free support wristbands and wear them with pride to raise awareness among your friends and community.
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