Mesothelioma Prognosis
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Mesothelioma is a form of Cancer that most frequently arises from the cells lining the sacs of the chest (the pleura) or the abdomen (the peritoneum) and almost always caused by exposure to asbestos

Mesothelioma is a form of Cancer that most frequently arises from the cells lining the sacs of the chest (the pleura) or the abdomen (the peritoneum) and almost always caused by exposure to asbestos

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  • 1. Cancer that arises from the cells lining the chest or abdominal cavities. Mesothelioma Prognosis www.ipgdx.com
  • 2. Mesothelioma is a form of Cancer that most frequently arises from the cells lining the sacs of the chest (the pleura) or the abdomen (the peritoneum) and almost always caused by exposure to asbestos. www.ipgdx.com http://www.topmesotheliomasite.com/images/asbestos3.jpg
  • 3. The type of mesothelioma are pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial mesothelioma. www.ipgdx.com
  • 4. Pleural mesothelioma is the most common form, often presenting with symptoms in the chest area. www.ipgdx.com
  • 5. Peritoneal mesothelioma effects the organs in the abdomen and symptoms include abdominal swelling, nausea, vomiting, and bowel obstruction. www.ipgdx.com
  • 6. The rarest form of mesothelioma is pericardial mesothelioma, which involves the sac surrounding the heart. www.ipgdx.com
  • 7. The prognosis for this disease often depends on how early it is diagnosed and how aggressively it is treated. www.ipgdx.com
  • 8. Cell type plays a role in a mesothelioma prognosis. www.ipgdx.com
  • 9. The two types of cells that develop into mesothelioma cancers are epithelioid cells and sarcomatoid cells. www.ipgdx.com
  • 10. The factors that affect prognosis include the type of mesothelioma,the size of the tumor,the location of the tumor,the extent of other symptoms, including fluid in the lungs or abdomen. www.ipgdx.com
  • 11. PrognostiCheck(R) is a device that measures prognosis and severity of disease. The device is based upon a noninvasive diagnostic test that measures the resistance, reactance and phase angle (in degrees). www.ipgdx.com
  • 12. www.ipgdx.com [email_address] By IPGDx, LLC [email_address] For more information or inquiries regarding direct investments, collaborative product development and partnerships please contact below. PrognostiCheck R