Back Pain

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Back pain occurs in about 20% of all Americans. Many of those people experience considerable discomfort, disability, and immobilization. The backbone consists of 24 separate bones (vertebrae). Cushioning the space between each vertebra and the next is a spongy, jelly-filled disk surrounded by a tough fibrous coating. The backbone also houses spinal cord, which runs […]

Malignant Mesothelioma

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Malignant Mesothelioma is a rare type of lung cancer. Mesothelioma is the term used to describe a tumor, which is cancerous that involves the organ’s mesothelial cells, usually the lungs, abdominal organs, or heart. Pleural mesothelioma¬† or lung cancer’ lining is the most common type of mesothelioma cancer. Peritoneal Mesothelioma is a stomach cancer’s lining […]

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