At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To monitor progression or recurrence of a rare cancer called mesothelioma; this cancer affects the membranes that surround the lungs, heart, and abdominal cavity. Most cases of mesothelioma are associated with asbestos exposure.
When to Get Tested?
After you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, this test may be requested to follow response to treatment at anytime during or after treatment.
A blood sample taken from a vein in the arm.
Test Preparation Needed?