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Research snapshot – Geographic variation in mesothelioma in Australia Cameron 2022

…However, a diagnosis of mesothelioma may occur decades after exposure to asbestos, during which time people often relocate to other suburbs or states. What is new? We found particularly high rates of diagnoses of malignant mesothelioma in some regions with…

News: Queenslanders warned of new wave of mesothelioma

Cancer Council has launched a new resource to help Queenslanders diagnosed with mesothelioma, with research showing new cases of the disease rising sharply since the 1980s. Exposure to asbestos is the only known cause of mesothelioma, and less than half…


A type of cancer that affects the protective membrane around the internal organs (mesothelium). It often occurs in the membranes of the lungs (pleura)….