For most people with mesothelioma, the main aim of treatment is to control symptoms. There are a number of drug treatments and other procedures that can be used to control the symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma.
There are several people who can help you manage your symptoms, including your:
- hospital consultant
- nurse specialist
They may suggest referring you to a palliative care team. These teams specialise in managing symptoms and also provide emotional support for you and your family. Many palliative care teams have nurse specialists who can visit you at home.