There have been only approximately 200 cases of pericardial mesothelioma documented by medical literature to date and because this type of cancer has a very low prevalence, the standard staging system is not generally used in observing its evolution. However, pericardial mesothelioma is often described by doctors as being either localized or advanced in order to indicate the severity of the disease.
While localized pericardial mesothelioma entails cancer occurring exclusively in the lining of the heart, the disease spreads to adjacent organs and regions in its advanced phases.
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