How do i know if i have mesothelioma?

Answer Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer. This cancer attacks a certain tissue called mesothelium. This tissue surrounds your internal organs, such as your lungs and heart. Mesothelioma often progress... Read More »

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How to Determine If You Have Mesothelioma?

Gross Specimen of MesotheliomaMesothelioma diagnosis is very important as far as an early treatment is considered. It helps with better pain management. Mesothelioma diagnosis is confusing as the s... Read More »

Is it possible to have other areas affected with mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that is mainly caused by exposure to asbestos. Besides the lungs, the cancer can also occur in the abdomen, around the heart and, in very rare cases, on the re... Read More »

What is mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma is a disease wherein malignant (cancerous) cells are located in the mesothelium, the protective sac that covers most of the body's internal organs. According to the National Cancer Ins... Read More »

Who discovered mesothelioma?

Mesothelioma was first discovered in South Africa by Dr. J.C. Wagner, who published an article in 1960 describing 33 cases involving blue asbestos, which had been mined primarily in South Africa si... Read More »