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  • What Should You Do When Faced With Mesothelioma?

    By Jordan Poole

    Asbestos is a problematic substance that has plagued the manufacturing and construction industries for decades. Generally, workers account for the greatest number of patients who suffer from health problems due to exposure to asbestos. However, others are are also at risk of inhaling this dangerous material and developing physical complaints. However, patients do not actually experience the drawbacks of asbestos exposure until decades after exposure.  Read..

  • How to Effectively Cope with Mesothelioma

    By Jordan Poole

    After being diagnosed with mesothelioma, many patients struggle to budget their monetary resources in order to keep with the financial demands of the disease, let alone its treatment. Many of these patients end up either cash-strapped or even turning to bankruptcy because of huge, seemingly never-ending medical bills. In fact, recent studies show that mesothelioma patients often experience great financial burden in the process of their treatment.  Read..

  • Who is at Risk for Mesothelioma?

    By Robert Linebaugh

    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.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Treatment Is Certainly An Aid To The Ailment

    By Fred Lindell

    Description of mesothelioma

    Mesothelioma is mainly caused due to contact with asbestos, which has zeolite. When inhaled, the asbestos fibers reach the pleural layer of our lungs and damages the mesothelial cells. When consumed, the asbestos fibers get to our abdominal cavity and cause peritoneal mesothelioma that can spread to the other parts of the body.
    However, it takes the disease 20 to 50 years to attain a full shape and by then the average life of that person shrinks.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma Hope and Help

    By Nick Johnson

    The detrimental nature of being diagnosed with Mesothelioma has become widely recognized, and the unfortunate fact that asbestos-related illnesses are far reaching is only lately becoming understood. While most Mesothelioma patients have had jobs where they have had a higher than average contact with asbestos, it is now apparent that they brought home more than just hugs to their family members at the end of a long day.  Read..

  • Finding the Best Mesothelioma Lawyer

    By Scott Taylor

    Mesothelioma is a serious form of rare cancer. There is no known cure for mesothelioma cancer. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer you will no doubt have many questions and concerns and may have wondered if you need a mesothelioma attorney.  Read..

  • Choosing a Mesothelioma Attorney

    By Maggie Kay

    Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit is a long and dwindling process. Selection of a mesothelioma attorney whom you trust and have a good rapport with is very important.
    If you are thinking about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you must meet with a variety of lawyers before making your final decision. Choosing from a long list of mesothelioma lawyers can be a daunting task, so here is a guide to help you through the process:  Read..

  • Giving Your Body What it Needs: Nutrition Regimes for Mesothelioma

    By Rick Ferring

    If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, no matter at what stage, it means that your body needs extra assistance to fight off the cancerous cells. One of the best ways to ensure that your physical health can move back to normal functioning is by caring for it through the proper nutrition. Knowing what is best for your body while you are going through the process of destroying Mesothelioma is your first step to recovery.  Read..

  • Catching a Killer - New Steps Taken in Treating Mesothelioma

    By Maggie Kay

    There's a silent killer out there. It creeps up on its victims, attacks them quietly and unsuspectingly, and initiates a wound that develops over many years before it eventually causes pain. This unstoppable murderer is known as mesothelioma.
    Mesothelioma is a malignant tumor that develops on the mesothelial cells of either the lungs, heart or abdominal organs, and plagues those who have been exposed to asbestos for a prolonged period of time. Many who fall victim to this disease are people who have worked in specific trades or fields prior to the 1970s, such as blacksmiths, electricians, millwrights, and oil refinery  Read..

  • What Exactly Puts People at Risk for Mesothelioma?

    By Robert Linebaugh

    Mesothelioma is a very serious disease. One of the reasons it is so serious is that many people do not know what puts them at risk for mesothelioma. The basic risk of getting mesothelioma has to do with asbestos exposure. Asbestos is very common in many things and therefore it is not very difficult to be exposed to it.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma - The Silent Assiassin

    By Bob Miles

    Mesothelioma afflicts the abdomen and chest. It usually results from asbestos exposure. In fact, over 90% of all cases result from this cause. This statistic scares to many people because of asbestos’ presence in the insulation of so many buildings. Malignant cells appear in a protective lining covering the body’s internal organs known as the mesothelium. Mesothelioma can be divided into three known forms: pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial. Contrary to what most people believe, there is no known cause and effect relationship between smoking and mesothelioma. Unfortunately, however, the lifetime risk of mesothelioma for those subjected to heavy asbestos exposure is thought to be as high as one in ten.  Read..

  • Difference Between Pleural and Peritoneal Mesothelioma

    By John Porter

    Does a chill of fright hover on you when the very thought of Mesothelioma cancer comes to your mind? Mesothelioma is definitely a dangerous disease whose last word is death. It is quite obvious that you will be worried at the very thought of it.  Read..

  • California Mesothelioma Laws And California Mesothelioma Lawyers

    By Barry Tipton

    Finding a highly qualified and competent California mesothelioma attorney involves a little investigation. Newly diagnosed victims of Mesothelioma in California often have ample questions involving their health, their future, and their lawful recourses in the event of a mesothelioma diagnosis. The facts of mesothelioma are not easy to hear, nor are they easy to deal with. While a Mesothelioma doctor is equipped to answer medical and health questions as they relate to Mesothelioma, only a qualified Mesothelioma attorney is capable of answering questions that are associated with the legal ramifications of a mesothelioma diagnosis.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: What is it and why is it becoming so so well known?

    By Jere

    Mesothelioma cancer occurs more commonly in men than in women, the ratio being 3:1. Studies have confirmed the association of mesothelioma cancer with exposure to asbestos. Nearly 60-80% of patients diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer report a history of exposure to asbestos.  Read..

  • What is Mesothelioma and What to Do if You Have Been Diagnosed With It

    By Steve Dimeck

    Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, but the deadliest one of all. It strikes about 3000 hard working people in the United States each year, mostly men over 40 years of age. It is caused by direct asbestos exposure, or from asbestos dust brought home on the worker's clothing.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma & Immunotherapy - Interferon

    By Best Advice

    Immunotherapy is a relatively new field of cancer treatment including mesothelioma. It’s considered a fourth modality or way to treat cancer. Immunotherapy concentrates on boosting the immune system to fight off cancer growth. In relation to mesothelioma, the body sees the mesothelioma cells as being normal. Therefore, the immune system refuses to fight them off because they don’t recognize the cells as being dangerous.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: New treatments for Mesothelioma cancer

    By Hector Milla

    There are more treatment possibilities for Mesothelioma cancer than surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy: the clinical trials. They offer no only benefits, but also risks that cancer patients should know before taking part in one of these research studies. The U.S. National Cancer Institute sponsors clinical trials, because Mesothelioma cancer is difficult to control.  Read..

  • Mesothelioma: A Brief Overview

    By Andy Bowen

    Introduction
    Mesothelioma is a cancer which affects the tissue which surrounds and protects various organs in the body. This tissue is called the Mesothelium, and Mesothelioma causes it to become abnormal, divide without control, and invade and damage nearby organs. The most common form is pleural mesothelioma which affects the sac that lines the chest cavity and protects the lungs (the pleura). Other forms are peritoneum mesothelioma (which affects the abdominal cavity) and pericardium mesothelioma (affecting the lining around the heart). The tumours can be either benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous) although they are most often malignant.  Read..

  • What are Mesothelioma Cancers?

    By Kirsten Hawkins

    What are Mesothelioma Cancers? Mesothelioma cancers are the cancers that spread in the mesothelium tissues. Mesothelium in general is the name of tissue that forms lining of different body organs such as heart, lungs, abdomen and reproductive organs. The lining around abdominal organs is known as peritoneal membrane. Lining around lungs is called pleural membrane while the lining around heart is called pericardium. These linings perform two functions.  Read..

  • Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

    By ASTRO

    Lung Cancer Symptoms This year, nearly 175,000 Americans will learn they have lung cancer. Smoking is the greatest known risk factor for lung cancer, although being exposed to second-hand smoke, radon, asbestos and other chemicals can also increase your chances of developing the disease. Quitting smoking not only decreases your chance of getting lung cancer but it also helps make treatments for those with the disease more effective.  Read..

  • Choosing a Mesothelioma Attorney

    By Maggie Kay

    Filing a mesothelioma lawsuit is a long and dwindling process. Selection of a mesothelioma attorney whom you trust and have a good rapport with is very important.

    If you are thinking about filing a mesothelioma lawsuit, you must meet with a variety of lawyers before making your final decision. Choosing from a long list of mesothelioma lawyers can be a daunting task, so here is a guide to help you through the process:  Read..

  • Asbestos and Mesothelioma

    By MesotheliomaFirms.com

    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 dangers relating to asbestos. However, over recent years the dangers and deadly effects of asbestos have become all too apparent, with more and more cases of the most deadly of these effects - mesothelioma - coming to light every day.  Read..

  • Giving Your Body What it Needs: Nutrition Regimes for Mesothelioma

    By Rick Ferring

    If you have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, no matter at what stage, it means that your body needs extra assistance to fight off the cancerous cells. One of the best ways to ensure that your physical health can move back to normal functioning is by caring for it through the proper nutrition. Knowing what is best for your body while you are going through the process of destroying Mesothelioma is your first step to recovery.  Read..

 
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