Lung Cancer Expert Forum
Mesothelioma a lung cancer ?
About This Forum:

Welcome to the International Lung Cancer forum. Questions related to lung cancer will be answered by a medical doctor.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Mesothelioma a lung cancer ?

Is Mesothelima Cancer also a Lung Cancer ?

http://www.mesothelioma.greatreview.info



Related Discussions
322973_tn?1239908038
Hi,
A malignant mesothelioma that arises from the pleura (lining of the lung) is a kind of lung cancer. It may also occur in the peritoneum (lining of the abdomen) and other rarer sites.
All the best!
2 Comments
Blank
322973_tn?1239908038
Hi,
Let me qualify my statement above.
Malignant mespthelioma is a cancer that occurs in the lining of the lung.
Traditionally, cancers of the lung tissue are classified into small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and the non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Hope that helps!
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank