Published in Cancer Weekly, September 24th, 2002
Mesothelioma is a cancer of the pleura - the membranes that lines the inside of the chest and the outside of the lungs. It differs from other types of lung cancer in that it is caused by exposure to asbestos, rather than by smoking. The condition affects five times more men than women, and most commonly develops in men...
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