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Approximately 2,500 Americans are diagnosed with Mesothelioma each year.

Life expectancy is rarely more than five years from time of diagnosis and is most frequently between twelve months and eighteen months.

Mesothelioma Information and Facts. 101 Facts About Mesothelioma Web site. https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma-facts/. Published September 26 2017. Accessed September 26, 2017

Reference

Title
Mesothelioma Information and Facts
Publication
101 Facts About Mesothelioma
Publication Date
Published September 26 2017
URL
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Categories

  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Life Expectancy

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