Tag: mesothelioma

Mesothelioma And Asbestosis Global Health Epidemic On The Horizon

The lung diseases asbestosis and mesothelioma have been proven for decades to be a result of asbestos exposure. Yet, asbestos continues to be mined, and employers still fail to protect workers from the dangers of asbestos. Faint warnings to the public have been made barely audible, and a deadly global health epidemic is looming on the horizon. Asbestosis and mesothelioma… Read more →

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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.… Read more →

Who Is At Risk For Mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma, the deadly disease which has topped news headlines for the last decade, is contracted through exposure to airborne fibers of asbestos. Sadly, the under-regulation of asbestos usage in years past, and arguably still today, exposed millions to airborne fibers and as a result thousands contracted the disease. It can be safely said that almost everyone in the world has… Read more →

Surviving Mesothelioma – Fighting This Life Threatening Enemy

Mesothelioma, a disease linked to asbestos exposure, is a rare form of cancer in which malignant cells are located in the Mesothelium – a shielding sac that covers a large amount of the body’s internal organs. Malignant pericardial, malignant pleural and malignant peritoneal Mesothelioma are the three main types of Mesothelioma cancer. The peritoneal form involves the tissue covering the… Read more →

How Is Mesothelioma Diagnosed

Diagnosing mesothelioma can be difficult since there are many conditions that cause similar symptoms. Your physician will first take a careful history, especially questioning you about your employment history, and then perform a physical exam. Imaging studies are often done, and may include x-rays of your chest and abdomen, CT scans, MRI scans or PET scans. If your doctor suspects… Read more →