NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma - page 36

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma
Version 1.2012
Part 8: Tools
American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
• Asbestos is a group of minerals made of tiny fibers that are strong and flexible.
• Asbestos can break into tiny pieces that may be breathed in or swallowed.
• Asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma.
Review of Part 2 – Risk factors
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