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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

®

:

Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 1.2016

Figure 2

Lymph vessels and

lymph nodes

Lymph travels through the lymph

nodes and lymph vessels that are

found throughout your body.

Figure 1

The pleura

The pleura is made of mesothelium

and connective tissue. The inner

layer of the pleura is called the

visceral pleura. The outer layer is

called the parietal pleura.

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About mesothelioma

How does mesothelioma start?