Mesothelioma is a deadly cancer which is fairly rare although in the last few decades the number of people who have died from it have dramatically increased. Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos without sufficient protection. When a person is exposed to asbestos, he or she inhales tiny asbestos … Read The Full Post
The internal organs of the human body are encased in a protective sac called the mesothelium. Examples of mesothelilial membranes are the peritoneum (abdominal organs), pleura (lungs), and pericardium (heart).
Under specific conditions, the cells of the protective membrane divide uncontrolled and become cancerous. This disease is termed as Mesothelioma, … Read The Full Post
An understanding of asbestos is necessary before we try to understand mesothelioma lung cancer. Asbestos, a natural fibrous mineral, used commonly in construction process and manufacturing industries is detrimental to human health. Continuous inhalation of its fibers enhances the susceptibility to respiratory disorders and can lead to many dangerous diseases. … Read The Full Post
Mesothelioma in itself is one of the deadliest diseases ever to have been discovered by mankind. Medically, Mesothelioma as a word itself means a tumor that is more likely to transform in a fast proliferating cancer which affects the mesothelial cells of an organ, which form the protective thin covering … Read The Full Post
What Is Asbestos?.Asbestos disease, mesothelioma cancers, lung cancers and asbestosis are the diseases caused because of asbestos exposure. Asbestos constitutes different naturally occurring fibrous minerals in some rocks and soil. It has found widespread use in industries and building materials such as fireproofing, roofing shingles, electric insulation, furnace, hot pipe … Read The Full Post
What is pericardial mesothelioma ?.It is a cancer caused by the inhalation of asbestos dust, and is the most rare of mesothelioma cancers. It accounts for about 5% of all cases.
Its period of latency (time it takes for the symptoms to show) is approximately 30-50 years. Symptoms are similar … Read The Full Post
Let me make this clear at the outset. I’m not a doctor. And the word mesothelioma is some kind of a tongue-twister to me.
This article is an ofshoot of my web site – mesothelioma.googlingprofit.com – that lists all the resources about this disease, and includes useful articles, symptoms, treatments … Read The Full Post
My name is Itzik Keidar and, I am coping, quite well with “Cancer” “medical diagnosis” and “treatments” (To me they are just words..!). It’s been 12 years since I had a surgery to remove my type of Cancer and thank God…
I’m Still Defeating It, All The Way!!!Here is my … Read The Full Post
Living In Fear Of Mesothelioma. First of all, you may be wondering what mesothelioma is, and why I should be scared of it ?…..
Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is the medical name for cancer of the lung, and is usually caused by exposure to asbestos. Symptoms my not appear for up to … Read The Full Post
Are you at risk of Mesothelioma?.If you are above 40 and have ever been exposed to asbestos continuously for more than 2 months in last 15-40 years, then you are at risk of Mesothelioma. It is a rare but deadly cancer of membrane cells, which covers some vital parts of … Read The Full Post