# Mesothelioma cancer survival rate

### Mesothelioma cancer survival rate :

Mesothelioma is a cancer affecting the mesothelial cells which cover most internal organs. Mesothelioma cancer mainly occurs in people who mine asbestos, work in asbestos, produce products from asbestos, live with asbestos workers and work in the building containing asbestos.  Mesothelioma cancer survival rate is 8% in the United States.

From 2015, about 60,800 people had Mesothelioma and unfortunately, 32,000 is died due to Mesothelioma Cancer.  Mesothelioma cancer was very rear before the commercial use of asbestos.

### Countries have high-low Mesothelioma rate:

Mesothelioma cancer survival rate varies in different areas of the world. Mesothelioma cancer survival rate is higher in Australia, The United Kingdom. Mesothelioma cancer survival rate is low in Japan

Mesothelioma cancer occurs in 3,000 people per year in the United States. Mesothelioma cancer more in males than females. Mesothelioma cancer rate is increased since the 1950s. Mesothelioma cancer typically occurs after the age of 65 and most deaths around 70 years old.

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