RELATED LUNG, MESOTHLIOMA
Mesothelioma or Asbestos Cancer
Mesothelioma: What is it? Mesothelioma is a malignant
cancerous disease of the cells lining the patient's body
cavities such as chest, abdominal region or the area
surrounding the heart. It is thought to be associated with
exposure to asbestos, and this asbestos association has
been documented in 70-80% of all mesothelioma cases.
Mesothelioma is a cancer of the linings of the heart, chest
and abdominal cavity and is caused by exposure to asbestos,
either first hand from working in (usually industrial)
sites which used asbestos or second hand from coming into
contact with the clothes of a family member who worked on
one of these sites. It is a dangerous cancer because of its
long latency period, 20 to 50 years, and because its
initial symptoms are similar to normal colds or pneumonia.
Mesothelioma - The Largest Man Made Epidemic
It is documented that Australia had the highest per capita
use of asbestos in the world from the 1950's until the
1970's. As a tragic consequence, Australia now has the
highest per capita incidence of mesothelioma in the world.
How to Tell if You Have Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure
Mesothelioma - Symptoms and Solutions. Symptoms of
Mesothelioma can be latent in the body for years. And even
when the symptoms do become evident, the symptoms are so
general that they can easily be misdiagnosed.
Mesothelioma in the UK
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that affects the external
lining of the lungs (pleura) and the lower digestive tract
(peritoneum). The disease has been linked to exposure with
Asbestos - The Silent Killer
Asbestos is the single biggest work place killer today.
People who have worked with the material are at serious
risk from developing lung cancer, asbestosis and
mesothelioma, fatal respiratory illnesses that debilitate
Your Mesothelioma Case
Your Mesothelioma case is important to you. You have been
robbed of years of your life because of someone's
What Is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma the medical name for cancer of the pleura (the
lining of the lung and chest cavity) or cancer of the
peritoneum (the lining of the abdomen). It is usually
caused by prolonged or persistent exposure to asbestos.
Knee Deep in Asbestos
When I was 17 old I started working at an asbestos mine in
the Yukon. I had the excitement of youth and looked on the
thing as a big adventure.
Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosed: Dealing With Emotions
People deal with and react to having cancer in different
ways. There really isn't a right or wrong way to behave or
feel regarding this disease and it is easily forgotten that
partners, family and friends will need support as well.
Mesothelioma Cancer: Early Warning Signs and Causes
What is Mesothelioma? Chances are you may never have heard
of mesothelioma cancer unless you or a relative have the
disease. Still considered as a rare cancer, it has been
popularized by its linkage to asbestos.
Lung Cancer Discoveries
There is a new way to treat lung cancer with
four-dimensional protons. Sounds way out and kind of
science fiction like, but there is some validity to the
theory and on-going research.
How to Treat Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure
There are many forms of treatment for Mesothelioma. Their
effectiveness is on a cases by case basis.
Coping With Cancer-A Family View
An often forgotten feature of dealing with cancer is what I
call 'after the event'. That is, when your loved one has
Mesothelioma is a type of cancer involving mesothelial
tissues of body organs usually lungs or abdominal. It is
often caused by exposure to asbestos.
Lung Cancer: The Bad and the Worse
In terms of deaths caused by various forms of cancer, lung
cancer ranks second only to breast cancer. The National
Cancer Institute recently reported that an estimated
172,570 new cases of lung cancer will be reported this year
and that 163,510 American will die from this disease.
Protect Against Mesothelioma by Avoiding Asbestos
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer that attacks the body's
mesothelial cells around the organs. The mesothelium
provides a protective membranous lining for the internal
organs and allows moving organs (i.
Is Replacing the Lungs the Answer to Lung Cancer?
Late stage lung cancers are some of the hardest to treat,
but in the future scientists maybe able to grow human lungs
and simply remove and replace the damaged lung. So far it
appears that major steps have been made to make this
feasible for lung transplants.
Asbestos Litigation - Some Basic Facts About The Process
When Should I Consult an Asbestos Attorney? If asbestos
diseases have adversely affected you or a family member
then you should consult an asbestos attorney regarding
litigation. Asbestos is a natural forming mineral that, in
the second half of the twentieth century, was widely used
as a building material.
How to Sense Low Levels of Asbestos in Your Daily Environment
My discovery came to me by accidentally removing an
asbestos material in my home. The resulting condition of
the whole house after this accident left me with a sore
chest, dry and unbearably itching skin and eyes.