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Understanding mesothelioma

Booklet
Published: 01 Aug 2021
Next review: 01 Aug 2024
Edition: 10
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This booklet is about mesothelioma. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

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Published: 01 Aug 2021
Next review: 01 Aug 2024
Edition: 10

This booklet is about mesothelioma. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

About this booklet

The booklet explains the signs and symptoms of pleural and peritoneal mesothelioma. It explains how these types of mesothelioma are diagnosed and how they may be treated. It also has information about looking after yourself and getting support. We hope it helps you deal with some of the questions or feelings you may have.

Visit our online information about mesothelioma.

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