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Peritoneal mesothelioma - guide to best cancer care

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Peritoneal mesothelioma - guide to best cancer care

Peritoneal mesothelioma affects the lining of the abdomen (the peritoneum), caused by the ingestion of asbestos fibres.

This resource explains what to expect with peritoneal mesothelioma during each stage of treatment and beyond. It has information on tests, referrals, diagnosis and staging, treatment, living with cancer, and where to go for Mesothelioma support.

Cancer Council
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November 2016
Last reviewed:
May 2024
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