What is Stage 4 Mesothelioma?
Stage 4 Mesothelioma is the final stage of mesothelioma. There are four stages of Pleural Mesothelioma. The fourth stage is the most severe because there are not many treatments to help. The treatments that are used can only help decrease some pain and help with a situation like breathing difficulties. The ultimate goal for a patient with stage 4 is to improve their contentment; since the mesothelioma has typically progressed through the body at this stage.
Stage 4 Pleural Mesothelioma Info
The advancement of cancer is determined by how much it has spread throughout the body. This cancer has spread through many parts of the body in stage four.
Mesothelioma in Stage 4 can spread to many areas, the common ones include:
The lining of the heart
The opposite side of the chest
Distant lymph nodes
Stage 4 Mesothelioma Symptoms
Symptoms, such as tumors and metastasis, for this cancer are most prominent in stage f..