Mesothelioma is a rare form of lung cancer. Most people with mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they breathed in asbestos over a period of time. Being exposed over a period of a few months can ...
Cancer takes on many forms and results from many causes. Some cancers are preventable. Some forms of cancer have a good prognosis. The type of cancer that is the focus of this article is called Mesoth...
If you are reading this article, you probably are concerned about yourself, a loved one, or a friend who has been diagnosed (or died) with some form of mesothelioma. Many people who have just been dia...
Pericardial mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that affects the pericardium - the lining of tissue around the heart. It is the rarest form of mesothelioma, making up less than ten percent of mesoth...
Mesothelioma is a cancerous disease that affects the serous linings of various internal organs in the human body. Among them, the lungs, heart and the stomach are the mostly affected.It is estim...
Asbestos has been in use since the mythological era of Ancient Greece, but asbestos can be a modern-day killer. Widely used for fireproof insulation purposes in the nineteenth and early twentieth cent...
Mesothelioma is one of the few cancers that don't exhibit symptoms until the cancer reaches the late stage of development and it is at this point that many cases become incurable. It also has non-spec...
It's a disastrous diagnosis - mesothelioma contracted from occupational exposure. It is well known that the symptoms of mesothelioma can appear years, even decades, after occupational exposure, and it...
Mesothelioma can be intimidating and frightening diagnosis to receive, especially if the mesothelioma is connected with occupational asbestos exposure. This can be particularly confusing and fri...
Malignant mesothelioma is difficult to treat for several reasons. Like all cancers, it becomes more difficult to treat after the disease progresses. And because mesothelioma doesn't show its symptoms ...