Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

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Synonyms: Diffuse malignant peritoneal mesothelioma | Primary malignant peritoneal mesothelioma

Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma is a primary peritoneal malignancy occurring in the lining cells (mesothelium) of the peritoneal cavity.

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Advocacy Organizations

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation is the only nonprofit charity organization dedicated to ending mesothelioma, and the suffering caused by this cancer, by: funding research to improve treatment options; providing treatment support and education for patients and their families; and advocating for federal funding of research.

My Faulty Gene

My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

My Little Sunshine Foundation

My Little Sunshine is a non-profit foundation dedicated to educating people about the importance of fertility preservation and making fertility resources accessible to all.


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