The editorial mission of is simple: Deliver the most accurate information about pleural mesothelioma, its diagnosis and treatments. is your best mesothelioma resource.

Last Updated on June 17, 2020. offers you well-researched information from oncologists and reliable medical journals. However, should not replace professional health care or medical advice.

If you have questions about your diagnosis, treatments, and overall health and well-being, always consult a doctor or another qualified health care provider. Never delay asking for medical advice because of something you read on

The original content created on is based on the following criteria:


The information publishes is based on the issues affecting your and your family’s health.

Subjects covered include:
  • Useful information about pleural mesothelioma
  • Treatment options
  • Information about asbestos and exposure
  • Top pleural mesothelioma doctors
  • Impact of pleural mesothelioma among veterans

Reputable Medical and Scientific Sources

The content on relies on the latest findings from peer-reviewed medical journals, including:
  • The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • Molecular and Clinical Oncology
  • Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases
  • Lung Cancer: Targets and Therapy
  • Journal of Thoracic Oncology


Our writer is a medical doctor who stays updated on the medical and scientific research that pertains to mesothelioma. She is experienced in analyzing medical journals and conveying that information to readers in an authoritative but easy-to-understand manner.

Our Standards at uses the following standards to maintain trust with our readers and the medical and scientific community.

However, these recommended practices do not apply to every situation. does not use words, photos or illustrations of others without their permission or attribution. does not make up quotes, sources or information and represent it as statements of fact. does not manipulate images beyond color and tone adjustments.

Editorial Integrity

All content on is clearly marked as an informational or reference webpage. The author and medical reviewer of each website page are identified at the bottom of the page.

Journalistic Excellence follows traditional journalistic principles, including:
  • Not altering direct quotes, except to correct grammar or slang.
  • All information and quotes from other organizations or journals are attributed to the original source.
  • Each page identifies the author.
  • A web page’s sources appear at the bottom of pages requiring them.
  • There is no manipulation of images, except for small color and tone adjustments.

The Research, Writing and Editing Process

The writer generates the idea, researches the subject matter in a variety of peer-reviewed scientific and medical journals, reputable news organizations, government health-related databases, and consults with doctors and researchers for their professional perspectives.

A medical reviewer evaluates the content for accuracy, relevancy, appropriate medical language, grammar and readability.

Process for Medically Reviewing Content on

Oncologists and other health professionals partner with and review our content for medical accuracy. The Physicians’ Review Network Inc., a nationally recognized leader in providing independent medical reviews through its network of specialists, also partners with

At our request, medical reviewers consider the following guidelines when reviewing the information we provide to the public:
  • Are current standards of care reflected in our references to pleural mesothelioma treatment?
  • Are we providing medically accurate information?
  • Should our content be rewritten because it is too outdated or inaccurate?
  • Will a layperson who is not familiar with medical terminology understand the content?
  • Are statistics current?
  • Are sources appropriate?
  • Is the grammar correct?
  • Are there typos? identifies pages reviewed by a medical professional with the reviewer’s name and short bio at the bottom of the page.

Accountability & Corrections understands there is an ethical responsibility to fix all factual errors, misrepresentations and ambiguous language.

All factual errors will be corrected on when identified by a writer or website user. If you identify a possible inaccuracy on any page, let us know by sending an email to writer Dr. Snehal Smart.