Mesothelioma Surgery

Surgery can be a large part of a patient’s experience with mesothelioma. Diagnostic surgery may be needed to obtain a biopsy to diagnose the cancer and therapeutic surgery to remove tumors to slow the spread of cancer. Palliative surgery may also be employed to make patients feel more comfortable.

Medically Reviewed By:
Patricia Shelton, M.D.

Patricia Shelton

Medically Reviewed By:Patricia Shelton, M.D.