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Mesothelioma Life Expectancy and the Hope You Should Hold Firmly

Mesothelioma life expectancy is different depending on many factors such as the stage of the disease at diagnosis, location of the cancer, age, overall health, and lifestyle. In general, the median life expectancy of mesothelioma is 12 -21 months after diagnosis. Approximately, 40 percent of patients could survive beyond 1 year, 20 percent survive beyond 2 years, and 10 percent survive beyond 5 years. When diagnose in early stage, life expectancy is commonly higher. Younger age, healthier body, and healthier lifestyle are also increasing the expectancy to survive. Based on the recorded history of mesothelioma, pleural mesothelioma has slightly higher life expectancy than mesothelioma that occurs on the peritoneal.Seeing the statistic, life expectancy of mesothelioma is generally short. This fact makes so many patients and families feel down when they get the news about the diagnosis. However, you should not give up when you or your love one is diagnosed with mesothelioma. Mesothelioma


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