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Researchers find possible test for pleural mesothelioma

8 Dec 2016 by under Research/Treatment

research test tubes 100x100 Researchers find possible test for pleural mesothelioma is a rare cancer associated with asbestos exposure that only affects approximately 3,000 people per year, making it difficult to diagnose as symptoms often overlap with other medical ailments. Having no definitive way to test for the most common form, , which affects the lining of the lungs, makes diagnosing a patient all the more difficult.

But a team of international researchers believes it may have found a way to begin testing for pleural mesothelioma using a specific biomarker, according to Surviving Mesothelioma. (more…)