Monday, April 26, 2010


Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer. It’s arises from the chest, abdomen and the cells lining. The most common form of mesothelioma is the Pleural other form of mesothelioma are Peritoneal mesothelioma which is less common.
Peritoneal Mesothelioma is also known Abdominal Mesothelioma, more than 250 cases of this disease are diagnosed in United States each year

Mesothelioma is very common in people who worked on jobs and inhale asbestos particles. There is no connection between smoking and mesothelioma like the lung cancer. But smoking can cause the other asbestos induced cancers. There are many symptoms of mesothelioma which includes chest pain, Fatigue or anemia, Wheezing or cough, shortness of breath and weight loss.

Symptoms Of Mesothelioma :

The major symptoms of mesothelioma include Mass in the abdomen,the patient also gets continuous dry cough, feels abdominal pain and problems in bowel function.
Other symptoms may include :
fatigue ( feeling lack of energy ),dysphagia, anemia(reduction in red blood cells),fever, the victims body feels loss in weight, feeling pain under the rib cage etc,feeling pain in the chest.

Diagnosis Of Mesothelioma :

The diagnosis of mesothelioma can be done through removal of tissues placed under microscope and pathologist can give a report about it. The other test includes Peritoneoscopy, Thoracoscopy and Biopsy, CT scan, MRI ( Magnetic Resonance Imaging ), X-Ray.

Treatment Of Mesothelioma :

There are many kinds of treatment for the patients who have mesothelioma.The treatment of mesothelioma can be done through Surgery,Gene Therapy Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy, Multimodality therapy, heated intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy,Pleurodesis, Pneumonectomy and Radiation Therapy. The drugs which are mostly used in mesothelioma are L-NDDP (Platar ), Endostatin and cholesterol drug .

Mesothelioma Lawyer :

Asbestos is the main cause of mesothelioma to occur, it occurs most in those humans who live near to factories as well as those who works in places where there is more asbestos and it happens while more inhaling it.
Nearly thousands of patients passes away from this world due to asbestos manufacturers.
For those in which this disease is diagnosed due to asbestos injury, have legal right to get expenses and funds from the responsible factory or industry, to cover their medical expenses, traveling expenses ( in case going out of country or town ), funeral expenses and other kinds of expenses related to this disease caused by asbestos injury.
A medical lawyer is their to help the victim regarding of getting funds from the responsible manufacturer or factory. So the patient must maintain and keep record of all the treatment to show that to lawyer, then lawyer will treat the case more effectively and with all evidence.

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