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Diagnosing Mesothelioma: Stage 3

Stage III of mesothelioma is considered advanced, which significantly limits your options for treatment. The extent of the cancer makes it difficult to remove all of the tumors and affected cells, meaning surgery may not be an effective option...

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Diagnosing Mesothelioma: Stage 1

If mesothelioma is diagnosed at Stage I, this means the cancer has not yet had a chance to spread, making the patient’s outlook significantly better than if the disease were discovered in its later stages. However, Stage I usually does not come...

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Diagnosing Mesothelioma: Stage 4

Stage IV is the final, most advanced stage of mesothelioma. Patients with Stage IV mesothelioma have the least effective treatment options. Symptoms are more intense compared to previous stages, and tumor growth is extensive. Typically, if...

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Types of Asbestos

According to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), there are six minerals with varieties that can be classified as asbestos. These substances belong to the amphibole and serpentine mineral families. The six forms of asbestos are: Amosite –...

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Mesothelioma Surgery

If your cancer has not yet metastasized, and an experienced surgeon manages to remove all visible signs of the disease, you can potentially live for several years after mesothelioma surgery. This approach to treatment is particularly effective if...

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Asbestos in Metal Works

The metal works industry requires workers to labor in high temperatures in order to fabricate metal. In order to insulate the amount of heat in plants and factories, metal works sites constructed before the 1980s were often made with...

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Recurring Mesothelioma

If your mesothelioma has been treated in the past, it is almost impossible to avoid recurrence. Mesothelioma has unique characteristics that make it capable of spreading through the lining of the lungs, heart, and abdomen. Since tumors are...

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Types of Asbestos Lung Cancer

There are two main types of asbestos lung cancer: small-cell (SCLC) and non-small cell (NSCLC). Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common, accounting for 80% of all cases. It is also less aggressive, with more treatment options and a better...

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Asbestos and Ovarian Cancer

Although scientific data is limited, several studies have reported an increased mortality rate among women with ovarian cancer who have experienced occupational asbestos exposure in the past – specifically, amphibole forms of asbestos. So far, no...

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