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Breast Cancer and Mesothelioma: Case Study Illustrates Diagnostic Challenge

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Alex Strauss From: A newly published Croatian case illustrates how challenging it can sometimes be to distinguish between breast cancer and mesothelioma. The case involves a 61-year-old woman with what appeared to be breast cancer. Further study revealed that what the woman actually had was pleural mesothelioma. The mesothelioma had spread to her breast. Breast cancer and mesothelioma …