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Mesothelioma Treatment Options

As with any disease, the best treatment comes from early detection. At the first sign of illness, you should see your doctor. The sooner treatment begins, the more effective it is likely to be, and the less likely you are to have complications or...

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Asbestos-Containing Products

Asbestos is a natural mineral that was mined for use in a variety of products during the twentieth century. Due to its strong insulation qualities, it was widely used for decades in products that required temperature transfer resistance or heat...

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History of Asbestos Litigation

In recent years, asbestos litigation has become one of the most rapidly growing areas of personal injury law. There are currently more than 200,000 asbestos and mesothelioma claims pending in state and federal courts, and tens of thousands of new...

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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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