Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma

OncoLink Team
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: May 7, 2013

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Question

Is it possible to have lung cancer and mesothelioma?

Answer

Melissa Culligan, RN, Nurse with the Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program at Penn Medicine, responds:

Yes, is it rare but possible to have both lung cancer and mesothelioma? You can learn more about both types of cancer on OncoLink.

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Mesothelioma transcript.