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Mesothelioma - Is Cancer Hibernating in You?

(Submited by: Mike Andrews )

Imagine a disease that lays eggs inside your lungs. These eggs do not produce discomfort or coughing, they don't cause outbreaks or rashes or anything of the sort. In fact these eggs don't do anything except sit in your lungs and germinate for ... Read article

What Are The Risk Factors For Mesothelioma?

(Submited by: Steve Austin )

Working with asbestos is the major risk factor for mesothelioma cancer. A history of asbestos exposure at work is reported in about 70 percent to 80 percent of all cases. However, mesothelioma has been reported in some individuals without any ... Read article

Asbestos and Mesothelioma

(Submited by: Craig Rowe )

Asbestos is a dangerous and potentially deadly substance that was once widely used in a range of items, from ceiling and wall tiles to insulation and auto brakes. In the past, most people outside of the industry were totally unaware of the ... Read article

How Is Mesothelioma Treated?

(Submited by: Linda Woodhouse )

Most people who develop mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they inhaled asbestos particles. However, they may have been been exposed to asbestos dust and fibre in other ways. This could include working with asbestos or by home renovation ... Read article

Malignant Mesothelioma

(Submited by: Steve Austin )

Malignant mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer, is a disease in which cancer (malignant) cells are found in the sac lining the chest (the pleura) or abdomen (the peritoneum). Most people with malignant mesothelioma have worked on jobs where they ... Read article

Mesothelioma Information Help

(Submited by: Brian Williams )

Depending on the stage of the disease, the most common treatments are surgical removal of the affected tissues, chemotherapy, or radiation. There is some concern that research into mesothelioma will be minimal, because it is projected to be a ... Read article

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