Your prognosis is the estimated outcome of your specific mesothelioma diagnosis. It determines the likelihood of you overcoming this cancer, and we would like to help you beat the odds and improve your prognosis, one step at a time.
Mesothelioma is a rare, aggressive cancer with a generally unfavorable prognosis. Most patients have a life expectancy ranging from four to 18 months; however, there are many factors that influence your individual prognosis and there are ways for you to extend your life past your initial life expectancy.
Understanding your mesothelioma prognosis and how you can improve it can help you make decisions about treatment. It can also help you cope, move forward and increase your quality of life.