Mesothelioma Survival Rates
Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer | Stages, Prognosis, Treatment
Dr. James Stevenson, M.D. Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive form of cancer that develops in the linings of the lungs, abdomen or heart. Exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of malignant mesothelioma. The average life expectancy of mesothelioma patients is 12 – 21 months after diagnosis
Stage 4 Mesothelioma: Life Expectancy & Palliative Treatments
Stage 4 mesothelioma is a rare, malignant cancer in an advanced stage. Stage 4 cancer cells have metastasized, spreading to distant areas in the body, including lymph nodes, the brain, prostate, spine or the lining of the heart. Stage 4 is the final mesothelioma stage and considered terminal. The
Mesothelioma in Australia 2018, Table of contents ...
This In focus presents the latest available information on the incidence of mesothelioma in Australia, along with mortality and asbestos exposure information, using data from the Australian Mesothelioma Registry, the National Mortality Database and the Australian Cancer Database.
Home Page: Lung Cancer
x Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide. The most common type is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), which makes up an impressive 85% of the population for all lung cancer cases . Among the newly diagnosed patients, approximately 30% of them are lucky enough to present locally with the disease , and surgery is the primary and preferred treatment for them.