Mesothelioma Lawyer


Living Well with Mesothelioma

Recent advances in treating mesothelioma offer new hope to its victims and their families. Dr. David Sugarbaker is Chief of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His treatment has improved the survival rates of mesothelioma...

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Types of Traditional Care 

Traditional treatment for mesothelioma involves surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, palliative care or a combination of these. The specific treatment chosen is based upon the mesothelioma disease stage, as well as whether it is intended to...

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Four Types of Mesothelioma

The organs, body cavity, and their mesothelial sacs are as follows: Lung Chest Cavity Pleura Abdominal Organs Abdominal Cavity Peritoneum Heart Chest Cavity Pericardium Testicles Scrotum Tunica Vaginalis There are two layers to the mesothelium...

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Causes of Mesothelioma

Estimates are that 90% of all cases of mesothelioma are caused by asbestos. Research by the Mayo Clinic identified the cause of mesothelioma to be genetic mutation that causes the cells to become cancerous. Asbestos appears to have the capability...

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How is Mesothelioma Diagnosed?

Diagnosing mesothelioma begins with a series of tests to confirm that mesothelioma is the correct diagnosis. This process is followed by more tests designed to “stage” the disease-to establish the extent of the disease. The location...

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