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pleura

[plur-uh] the membranes around the lungs and lining the chest cavity.

How is malignant mesothelioma staged?

... Stage grouping for pleural mesothelioma. ... Stage I. T1, N0, M0: Mesothelioma
has grown into the pleura lining the chest wall on one side of the chest. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-staging

References: Malignant mesothelioma detailed guide

... Sovak MA, Aisner SC, Aisner J. Tumors of the pleura and mediastinum. ... mediated
interferon-α2b gene transfer for malignant pleural mesothelioma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-references

How are lung carcinoid tumors staged?

... membranes surrounding the space between the lungs (mediastinal pleura),
or membranes ... fluid around the lung (called a malignant pleural effusion ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-staging

Surgery for malignant mesothelioma

... Surgery for pleural mesothelioma may be done either to help prevent or relieve ...
the lung on the side of the cancer along with the pleura lining the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-treating-surgery

Malignant Mesothelioma

... This inflames the linings of the lung (visceral pleura) and chest wall (parietal
pleural) so that they stick together, sealing the space and preventing ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003119-pdf.pdf

Asbestos

... reach the outer lining of the lungs (pleura), where it can cause pleural plaques
(areas of hard, scar-like tissue in the pleura), pleural thickening, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/intheworkplace/asbestos

How is non-small cell lung cancer staged?

... surrounding the space between the two lungs (mediastinal pleura), or
membranes ... in the fluid around the lung (called a malignant pleural effusion). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

What is malignant mesothelioma?

... body: The pleura coats the lungs and the cavity containing the lungs in
the chest. ... body. Pleural mesotheliomas start in the chest. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/malignantmesothelioma/detailedguide/malignant-mesothelioma-malignant-mesothelioma

How is small cell lung cancer staged?

... surrounding the space between the two lungs (mediastinal pleura), or
membranes ... in the fluid around the lung (called a malignant pleural effusion); ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

What are Lung Carcinoid Tumors? | American Cancer Society

... The pleura protects your lungs and helps them slide back and forth as they ...
inside the chest that contains the lungs is called the pleural space (or ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-what-is-lung-carcinoid-tumor