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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...

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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...

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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...

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Pleurectomy vs. Pneumonectomy

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...

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Is Asbestos Still Being Used in Newly Built Ships?

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...

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Decline In Asbestos Use But Seafarers Continue to Suffer

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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Clinical Trials For Mesothelioma

Clinical Trials For Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma Clinical Trials Youtube facebook Google+ Twitter Research into mesothelioma treatments and other forms of cancer is still ongoing, and with the rising number of cases, there is a greater need than ever for effective treatment. To find the cure, though,...

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Most Common Asbestos Locations

Most Common Asbestos Locations

Where Does Asbestos Lurk? Asbestos is found in most all residential and industrial buildings that were refurbished or built prior to the year 2000. Many of the common materials that are used to build homes and buildings contain asbestos. Asbestos in your Environment...

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Latest Research and Treatment for Mesothelioma

Latest Research and Treatment for Mesothelioma

Scientists are continuously researching new treatments and better ways to treat, prevent, and diagnose mesothelioma. Much still needs to be learned about treating these cancers. It is because of advances in therapy due to research that mesothelioma survivors are...

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Malignant Mesothelioma Warning Signs

Malignant Mesothelioma Warning Signs

Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. The symptoms typically emerge in subtle ways that often get confused with respiratory diseases. Because this cancer is so rare, most doctors do not typically see a patient with this diagnosis. This...

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