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Malignant Mesothelioma

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If you have malignant mesothelioma or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about malignant mesothelioma, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.

Learn About Malignant Mesothelioma

Whether you’re worried about developing malignant mesothelioma, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide.

Malignant Mesothelioma Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of malignant mesothelioma and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment and Support

If you are facing malignant mesothelioma, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from malignant mesothelioma. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Online Support Communities

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Facing malignant mesothelioma?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and MyLifeLine.org.

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