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The mesothelium is a thin, protective layer that lines the lungs, abdominal cavity and organs, and the heart. Unfortunately, it is susceptible to a particular kind of aggressive cancer, often caused by exposure to asbestos.
Though it is a rare cancer, according the CDC, Michigan has an above-average mesothelioma death rate of about 9.3 people per million annually. From 1999-2015, 1,573 Michigan residents