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How fast does mesothelioma spread to other parts of the body?

Mesothelioma is known to be a very aggressive type of cancer. Even though the genetic changes that result in the development of the disease usually take a long time, the tumor spreads very quickly to different structures of the body. 

The aggression of the cancer is influenced by the location of the tumor. It usually develops in the thoracic or abdominal cavity, easily affecting the lungs, the heart, and other nearby structures. However, mesothelioma rarely spreads to the brain or the bones.


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