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Men are diagnosed with Mesothelioma 4.6 times more often than women.

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

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