Mesothelioma Types

Mesothelioma Types

This cancer is formed in the lining of certain body organs or spaces known as the mesothelium. It is most commonly classified according to the places in the body where it develops. They can be categorized based on three aspects which are; location, cell type, and tumour (malignancy). Here we tell you different Mesothelioma Types, Keep Reading.

Based on location, there are four main types:

1. Pleural Mesothelioma 

pleural mesothelioma information

2. Pericardial

Pericardial - mesothelioma types

3. Peritoneal

Peritoneal - mesothelioma types

4. Testicular

Testicular - mesothelioma types

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They can equally be classified based on the cell type:

  • Epithelial
  • Biphasic
  • Sarcomatoid

and according to malignancy:

  • Malignant
  • Benign