Peritoneal mesothelioma is cancer that forms in the tissue lining the abdomen and abdominal organs. Ingesting asbestos fibers causes a chronic inflammatory immune response that leads to the development of tumors years later. Treatment with cytoreductive surgery and heated chemotherapy may extend life expectancy beyond the average of one year.

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