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The development of excess fluid in the space around the #lungs is a common side effect of malignant pleural #mesothelioma. This fluid, known as malignant pleural effusion, contains #mesothelioma cells. Because it is relatively easy to obtain a sample of this fluid with a needle (as opposed to performing a tissue biopsy), it is often used to reveal important information about a patient’s #mesothelioma tumor. But a new study out of The Netherlands suggests that the practice of using pleural…

Pathologists have identified two of the most important tests for distinguishing a benign growth on the mesothelial membrane from malignant mesothelioma.