Pleural Mesothelioma Treatments

Pleural mesothelioma is another bad disease that may lead to death; this disease is a very dangerous and occurs when somebody deals with Asbestos materials. These materials was using in the manufacturing companies in the past. Most recording cases in USA that diagnosed as pleural mesothelioma victims were working in those manufacturing companies that were producing construction products like cement.

The tumors of pleural mesothelioma “from the name” develop in the pleura in the chest cavity. Pleura are the outer lining of lungs. After the Asbestos exposure, symptoms of pleural mesothelioma may take from 30 to 50 years to appear.

The treatment options that available to treat pleural mesothelioma can be a mix of surgery option, chemotherapy option and radiotherapy option. There is much other option such as alternative medicine which can be effective also.

In the surgery option, doctors may remove some parts of the affected area in the chest cavity, this part may be for test first then it may remove the tumors and the tissue that surrounds the tumor to ensure that is no any chance for malignant tumors to be redeveloped.

In the chemical option “called chemotherapy option” because we use some special chemical to treat the cancer cells and the tumors. It can be effective with some cases, and it may be not effective with the other cases. Doctors may make mix with the two options.

In the radiotherapy, we can use x-rays and gamma rays to kill the infected cells; it could be effective in some cases. Please, consult your doctor.