NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2014
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
• The cancer stage is a rating of how far the
cancer has grown and spread.
• The cancer stage is used to plan treatment.
• Certain cancer tests, called staging tests, are
used to determine the cancer stage.
• Cancer treatment is based on the cancer
stage and cell subtype.
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