Understanding Your Diagnosis
Malignant Mesothelioma: Tests After Diagnosis
After a diagnosis of mesothelioma, you’ll likely have other tests. These tests help your healthcare team learn more about your cancer.
How Doctors Use Biopsies to Help Evaluate Malignant Mesothelioma
Detailed information on biopsy, including the most common types of biopsy such as endoscopic biopsy, bone marrow biopsy, excisional biopsy, incisional biopsy, fine needle aspiration biopsy, punch biopsy, shave biopsy, and skin biopsy
A mediastinoscopy is a procedure used to examine the mediastinum. This is the space behind the breastbone (sternum). This area can be examined with a tool called a mediastinoscope. This is a long, thin, flexible tube that has a light and a tiny camera.
Malignant Mesothelioma: Stages
The stage of a cancer is how much and how far the cancer has spread in your body.
I’ve Just Been Told I Have Malignant Mesothelioma
What Are the Survival Rates for Malignant Mesothelioma?