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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


stage II malignant mesothelioma  listen  (...muh-LIG-nunt MEH-zoh-THEE-lee-OH-muh)

  Cancer is found in one side of the chest in the lining of the chest wall, the lining of the chest cavity between the lungs, the lining that covers the diaphragm, and the lining that covers the lung. Also, cancer has spread into the diaphragm muscle and/or the lung.