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How does malignant mesothelioma spread in the body?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Malignant mesothelioma spreads through the body in several ways. As irregular cells continue to grow and develop, they begin to attack nearby healthy tissue. In some cases, the cancer can get into the lymph system or the blood and spread in the body that way.

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