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 1990-2020 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. The survival analysis of the 1990-2020 period refers to the cases in the Register with update of the status in life as of 31/12/2022.