Side Effects From Surgery For Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is one condition nobody wishes to have. However, when diagnosed some important decisions need to be made, and some procedures need to be carried out. One such is surgery. By means of explanation, mesothelioma, is a rare form of cancer that affects the...

The Histology Of Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer that attacks the protective layer, or also known as the thin tissue lining that surrounds most internal organs, but in the cases of mesothelioma, specifically only four organs. This lining is filled with tiny fluid sacs and is known as...

Life Expectancy For Stage 1 Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma, just like any other cancer type, is basically incurable. The various treatments available are aimed at slowing down the progression of the disease thereby prolonging the lifespan of the patient as well as improving his or her quality of life at the same...

Pleurectomy vs. Pneumonectomy

Pleurectomy vs. Pneumonectomy Youtube facebook Google+ Twitter LinkedIn There is a long-going debate on which of the treatments is better for people with pleural mesothelioma; Pleurectomy or Pneumonectomy? Often the patients undergo surgical treatments to get rid of...

Is Asbestos Still Being Used in Newly Built Ships?

Despite being known as a highly toxic material, asbestos is still being used in newly built ships. Recently, an internationally accredited company that conducts asbestos survey in ships, the Centre Testing International, performed a survey on a ship built in France...

Decline In Asbestos Use But Seafarers Continue to Suffer

Asbestos Use By The Government May Youtube facebook Google+ Twitter Have Declined but Veterans and Seafarers Continue to Suffer its Effects The International Mesothelioma Conference is scheduled for March 2017. This conference will bring together the National Cancer...

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