mesothelioma

(redirected from malignant mesothelioma)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to mesothelioma

a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The mean follow-up time was 35.5 months, maximum duration for the diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma was 10 months.
Malignant mesothelioma and its non-asbestos causes.
Thus a definitive diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma was made and relationship between environmental asbestos exposure and mesothelioma was shown.
The present report describes malignant mesothelioma in an adult cattle.
Klominek, "Regulation of matrix metalloprotease activity in malignant mesothelioma cell lines by growth factors," Thorax, vol.
Serum mesothelin for early detection of asbestos-induced cancer malignant mesothelioma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010; 19: 2238-46.
M2 PHARMA-July 14, 2017-Global Malignant Mesothelioma Market to Reach USD 600m by 2025, Persistence Market Research Forecasts
He had been diagnosed in 2014 as having malignant mesothelioma, which is caused by exposure to asbestos, but his sister Sylvia Grierson told the hearing that although he had held various jobs in the Merseyside area most of them were in offices.
Between 1993 and 2012 a case-list of 21 463 malignant mesothelioma (MM) was recorded by the Italian National Mesothelioma Register (ReNaM) [14] and the modalities of exposure to asbestos fibers have been investigated for 16 511 (76.9%) of them, identifying 786 (4.8%) cases with a family exposure.
Malignant mesothelioma is a neoplasm associated with occupational and environmental inhalation exposure to asbestos * fibers and other elongate mineral particles (EMPs) (1-3).
The occurrence of malignant mesothelioma is typically related to exposure to mineral fibers such as asbestos and erionite.[sup][1],[2],[3] Reports suggest that genetic factors may also play a role in MPM.[sup][4] Moreover, latency periods that are the period of time between the first exposure to asbestos and a disease diagnosis range from 20 to 50 years.
[2] What are the key statistics about malignant mesothelioma?, http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-key-statistics.
Malignant mesothelioma (MM) is an aggressive malignancy of the serosal membranes and is attributable in most cases to prior asbestos exposure.
Malignant mesothelioma is a rare neoplasm that arises from the pleura or, rarely, the pericardium or peritoneum [1].
Although familial Mediterranean fever is linked to development of malignant mesothelioma, the patient was found to have BMPM without malignant mesothelioma.
Full browser ?