Malignant Mesothelioma—Patient Version
Malignant mesothelioma is a cancer of the thin tissue (mesothelium) that lines the lung, chest wall, and abdomen. The major risk factor for mesothelioma is asbestos exposure. Explore the links on this page to learn more about malignant mesothelioma treatment and clinical trials.
Causes & Prevention
NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about prevention of malignant mesothelioma.
NCI does not have PDQ evidence-based information about screening for malignant mesothelioma.