Table 1.

Characteristics of mesothelioma cases

CharacteristicValues
Age at diagnosis (y)
    Mean ± SD66 ± 9.2
    Range32-84
Site (no. of cases)
    Pleural87
    Peritoneal17
    Other2
Histology (no. of cases)
    Epitheliod36
    Biphasic22
    Sarcomatoid7
    Not specified41
Survival (mo)
    Median 12
    Range0-122