Australian Scientists Cite Major Progress in Mesothelioma Treatment

Mesothelioma has long been one of the most difficult forms of cancer to treat. Hard to detect until its late stages, due to an extended latency period, it almost always appears in Stage 3 or 4 when mesothelioma treatment options are fewer and the disease has progressed to the point where metastases is nearly always present. Chemo and radiation may be able to relieve some of the symptoms of the disease and surgery is sometimes an option. Still, the life expectancy remains short for most mesothelioma patients.

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