Mesothelioma usually affects both layers of the pleura. Extrapleural pneumonectomy - A surgeon removes a cancerous lung along with a portion of the diaphragm, a portion of the pleura and a portion of the pericardium (the thin membrane that covers the heart). When someone has been exposed to asbestos, Read more [...]

Upon mixing populations of two mesothelioma cell lines of different histologic type (biphasic MSTO and sarcomatoid VAMT), there was evident nanotube formation between the two different cell lines and mixing of cellular contents (Supplemental Figure S2D). We noted de novo formation of TnTs occurring Read more [...]

Peritoneal mesothelioma affects the abdomen and represents about 23%. Incidences of cases in the lining of the testis and the heart represent about 1% each. Mesothelioma is considered a variable cancer and no two cases are the same. About one-third of respondents either will or might do the same. The Read more [...]