Deciding on a treatment for mesothelioma

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What factors influence the kind(s) of treatment to be used?

Deciding on a treatment for mesothelioma

Determining the existence of mesothelioma in a patient is only part of approaching treatment. If the diagnosis is mesothelioma, the doctor will want to learn the stage or extent of the disease. Staging involves more tests in a careful attempt to find out whether the cancer has spread and, if so, to which parts of the body. Knowing the stage of the disease helps the doctor plan treatment.

   

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