Testicular Mesothelioma

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Testicular Mesothelioma is the rarest malignant mesothelioma type, a cancer resulted from exposure of asbestos. Currently, less than 100 of such Mesothelioma cases were reported. Testicular Mesothelioma progresses in the tunica vaginalis (the membranous lining surrounding the testicle) which supports the reproductive organ and provides protection. Because of the Testicular Mesothelioma’s rarity, there are no […]

Asbestosis

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Asbestosis is a respiratory medical condition caused by asbestos fiber inhaling. Asbestos fibers that are inhaled may result in Fibrosis (scar tissues) to form inside the person’s lung. Fibrosis can’t perform exchange of gas, does not expand and contracts normally. Asbestosis severity depends on how long an individual exposed to asbestos and the inhaled amount. […]

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 […]

Mesothelioma

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer form, that directly affects the person’s lung lining. In some cases, an abdomen and heart may also be affected by this deadly disease. About 2,000-3,000 people are diagnosed yearly with Mesothelioma in the United States (approx. 3% of all cancer cases.). Mesothelioma happens about 4 times more often in males […]

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