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Who is at Increased Risk For Developing Mesothelioma?

(Submited by: Linda Woodhouse )

Since the late 1800's Asbestos has been mined and used commercially. The use of Asbestos dramatically increased during World War II and since the early 1940's millions of Americans have been exposed to asbestos dust working within industries ... Read article

Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosed- Questions to ask

(Submited by: Paul Curran )

Following diagnosis, uppermost amongst a patient's thoughts will be these..."Am I going to die?", "Will I be in much pain?". As there is no cure for mesothelioma it is important that the patient is advised that with modern treatment they can, for ... Read article

Mesothelioma Cancer Diagnosed: Dealing With Emotions

(Submited by: Paul Curran )

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.Initial ... Read article

What Is Mesothelioma?

(Submited by: Angela Cambourn )

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.Symptoms of ... Read article

How to Treat Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure

(Submited by: Caterina Christakos )

There are many forms of treatment for Mesothelioma. Their effectiveness is on a cases by case basis. Here are five possible treatments that have been used:1) Surgery - this is where the cancerous tissue is cut out. In extreme cases ... Read article

Mesothelioma Cancer - What to Tell Children

(Submited by: Paul Curran )

The amount of information you should give them depends on their age and how grown up they are. Being honest is one thing but giving them all the information at once may be too much. Try spreading it out a bit to ease the shock of the inevitable ... Read article

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