Malignant mesothelioma: a clinical study of 238 cases.

  title={Malignant mesothelioma: a clinical study of 238 cases.},
  author={Steven E. Haber and Jason Michael Haber},
  journal={Industrial health},
  volume={49 2},
Malignant mesothelioma is a diffuse tumor arising in the pleura, peritoneum, or other serosal surface and is closely associated with asbestos exposure. An estimated 2,500 to 3,000 cases are diagnosed each year in the United States. Although there are individual case reports and small series detailing the clinical aspects of mesothelioma, few studies examine a large series of patients with malignant mesothelioma from the clinical perspective. This study reports on the findings of 238 cases of… 

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