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Pleural mesothelioma impacts 70% to 90% of all diagnosed cases. The second most common type of mesotheliomoa is peritoneal mesothelioma, affecting between 19% and 30% of diagnosed cases.

There are four types of mesothelioma:

  • Pleural-  impacts the cavity that holds the lungs
  • Peritoneal- impacts the abdominal cavity
  • Pericardial- impacts the cavity that holds the heart
  • Testicular- affects the testes

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

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Mesothelioma Information and Facts
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Published September 26 2017
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Mesothelioma.net
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