Tag: Mesothelium

About Mesothelioma

Category General Info
About Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a cancer of a membrane that lines various organs in the body called the¬†mesothelium. What is mesothelium? Mesothelium is the membrane that covers and protects your important organs mainly in the chest and also in the abdomen, or tummy. Being an overlooked body part caused many people not to be aware of mesothelioma or mesothelial cancer. It is …

Mesothelioma Treatments and Preventions

Category Treatments
mesothelioma treatments

Mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by previous exposure to asbestos.¬†An exposure of as little as one or two months can result in mesothelioma 30 or 40 years later. Simian virus 40 SV40 may act as a cofactor in the development of mesothelioma. Malignant mesothelioma is the most serious of all asbestos-related diseases. The two major types of malignant …