Patient Comments: Mesothelioma - Signs and Symptoms

What were the symptoms of mesothelioma in you or a relative?

Comment from: jg, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 16

I had no symptoms with mesothelioma. I was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in April 2012. When I had C-Scan, 3 spots showed up by my bladder. After receiving 6 poison cocktail (chemotherapy) and 25 glow treatments (radiation) I got another scan Feb 2013 and the 3 spots were still there. Non-Hodgkin's was in remission but had biopsy and results were mesothelioma of the peritoneal region. I was operated on and had 2 types of chemotherapy. My doctor says they got all cancer tumors. The doctor thinks I was exposed in the 1980"s. My mesothelioma was not related to my non-Hodgkin's but if it wasn't for the non-Hodgkin's I would have never known I had the mesothelioma.

Was this comment helpful?Yes

Patient Comments

Viewers share their comments

Mesothelioma - Asbestos Exposure Question: If you or a relative has/had mesothelioma, did you/they have a history of working with asbestos?
Mesothelioma - How it's Diagnosed Question: Describe the tests and exams that led to a diagnosis of mesothelioma in you or a loved one.
Mesothelioma - Treatment Question: What kinds of medical treatment have you received for mesothelioma?

Patient Comments are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on MedicineNet. The opinions expressed in the comments section are of the author and the author alone. MedicineNet does not endorse any specific product, service or treatment.

Alert If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors