Malignant Mesotheliomas Registry

This section contains updated statistics on the cases of mesothelioma that occurred among Piedmont residents since 1990.

The latest update refers to the period 1990-2018 and includes cases with histological, cytological or radiological diagnosis, while the diagnosis of benign mesothelioma, atypical mesothelial hyperplasia, well-differentiated papillary mesothelioma and mesothelioma in situ are excluded.

Diagnostic confirmation has been defined according to ReNaM Guidelines.

Incidence rates have been standardized using the EU27 population. 1990-2018 survival analysis refers to the cases present in the Register with updating of the status in life on 30.01.2021.