Respiratory outcome

Pleural Mesothelioma

Pleural mesothelioma is a rare and malignant cancer caused by asbestos. Mesothelioma tumors form in the pleura, a thin membrane of cells that line the lungs and chest wall.

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Causes of Pleural Mesothelioma : Reducing Your Risk

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