Tag: Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Learning from Mesothelioma Statistics in Australia

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Asbestos Mesothelioma

New information out of Australia is uncovering some critical patterns in the frequency and survivability of threatening mesothelioma. History of Mesothelioma in Australia The uplifting news is that specialists from the University of Sydney and the Cancer Institute of New South Wales say the quantity of mesothelioma cases in the nation might at last have crested. Sadly, most mesothelioma patients …

Mesothelioma Treatments and Preventions

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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 …

What Is Mesothelioma?

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what is mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a type of cancer of the mesothelial cells which affects those people unlucky enough to have breathed in asbestos or other risk factors for mesothelioma at some point in their past. Mesothelial cells cover the outer surface of most of our internal organs and is the reason the cancer is so-called. Most often the cancer is associated with …