Mesothelioma Life Expectancy

Medical studies on the life expectancy of a malignant Mesothelioma patient will vary from clinical trial to clinical trial. Use these life expectancy number as a barometer as each patient is different and responds to different types of medical treatment. If you have been recently diagnosed with Mesothelioma get your immune system as strong as possible and you will have a longer and healthier Mesothelioma life expectancy.

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Statistics

  • The median life expectancy for a Mesothelioma patient is 6-18 months from date of diagnosis (American Thoracic Society and the British Thoracic Society).
  • A small number of Mesothelioma patients have lived beyond three years or more.
  • A study on 167 patients with pleural Mesothelioma the median life expectancy after diagnosis was 242 days.
  • mesothelioma patients, those diagnosed at the age of the 65 years and younger had a median life expectancy of 359 days
  • Those diagnosed with Mesothelioma between the ages of 65- 74 years have a median life expectancy of 242 days.
  • Those diagnosed with Pleural Mesothelioma over the age of years have a median life expectancy of 112 days.
  • Mesothelioma patients diagnosed with Biphasic Mesothelioma cell types have the shortest Mesothelioma life expectancy.
  • Those diagnosed with stage 1 Mesothelioma have a median life expectancy of 359 days.
  • Those diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma over the age of years have a median life expectancy of 112 days.
  • Those diagnosed with stage 1 Mesothelioma have a median life expectancy of 359 days.
  • Those diagnosed with stage 2 Mesothelioma have a median life expectancy of 142 days.
  • Those diagnosed with stage 3 & 4 Mesothelioma have a median life expectancy of 112 days.

Mesothelioma Life Expectancy Factors

  • Age of Mesothelioma patient and overall health
  • Amount of fluid buildup in the chest
  • Amount of fluid buildup in the abdomen
  • Eligibility for aggressive treatment
  • Histological Subtype – malignant cell type
  • Location of Mesothelioma tumor
  • Patient’s response to chemotherapy
  • Patient’s response to radiation
  • Stage of Mesothelioma cancer
  • Size of the Mesothelioma tumor
  • Type of Mesothelioma
  • Whether surgery can totally remove the tumor

Malignant Mesothelioma has had links to workplace asbestos exposure.


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Malignant Mesothelioma

Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma cancer cells are in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum). There are about 3,000 new fatal Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms, you should contact a doctor immediately.

Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

If you or a family member has had a malignant Mesothelioma diagnosis, you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma. It is crucial to be aware of what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and companies responsible for your exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease.

According to the American Cancer Society, with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

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Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?

If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer, immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma lawyer about your available compensation from asbestos trust funds.

It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.

We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. Although there is a tremendous mourning period with the loss of a loved one, it is crucial not to let your Statute of Limitations expire before filing a Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states, the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have a 6-year Statute of Limitations.

Mesothelioma Latency Period

Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos-related diseases. Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer, and esophageal cancer cases.


There are More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts


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