What are the treatment options for malignant mesothelioma?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
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Treatment options for malignant mesothelioma will vary depending on where the cancer is, how severe it is, and the state of your overall health. If the cancer is has only spread to a small area, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove it. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy may also be used to get rid of any remaining cancerous cells in the body.

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