A type of cancer that develops from the thin layer of tissue that covers many of the internal organs (known as the mesothelium)
Mesothelioma is a cancer of the mesothelial tissue, a membrane that surrounds several cavities inside of the human body, including the lungs. Although mesothelioma has many possible causes, most cases can be traced to asbestos exposure.
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