Tag: Mesothelioma

One of rare but dangerous disease commonly seen in USA is Mesothelioma. Caused by asbestos, Mesothelioma may look to be not-so-dangerous, but after being diagnosed with Mesothelioma, there are no cases of people have survived for long. As a result, this disease is considered to be dangerous and proper treatment and medication would be advised, […]

Testicular mesothelioma is most rare of all types of Mesothelioma. Most patients that are suffering from testicular mesothelioma have no history of asbestos exposure. There are no to-the-fact research on testicular mesothelioma because of this disease being so rare. On the basis of limited number of known cases, patients (men) with this type of cancer […]

As the name implies, pericardial mesothelioma affects the lining of the heart itself. Surgery and chemotherapy are the treatments for this mesothelioma which helps the people to live longer with the cancer and other therapies can control symptoms like pericardial effusion. Pericardial mesothelioma is often diagnosed or discovered at a later stage. The treatment options […]

First symptoms of peritoneal mesothelioma, which could not appear until 20 to 50 years of exposure to asbestos, consist of abdominal distension, abdominal pain, swelling or tenderness around the abdomen and diarrhea or constipation. Various treatment options are available for peritoneal mesothelioma and most of them are similar to those of other asbestos-related cancers. But, […]

Pleural Mesothelioma has been named after the place or location where it is formed in the beginning. People who are diagnosed with pleural mesothelioma are often men who are older than the age of 75. As we already know, exposure to asbestos is a key factor for people being affected by Mesothelioma. In this case, […]

The last stage of Mesothelioma is stage 4 Mesothelioma which is the most advanced stage of the disease. Even though it is considered to be the last stage, the patient is still eligible for palliative treatment that contributes to improving quality of life of the patient. In stage 4, the disease has generally spread to […]

Any individual diagnosed with stage 3 Mesothelioma has treatment options available to them as the disease has not spread from one side of the body to another side. Generally, treatment options are extremely rare and limited at this stage of Mesothelioma but still, there are some potentially life-sparing or life-saving treatments which are made available […]

Also known as an early-stage cancer, stage 2 Mesothelioma is often more dangerous in comparison to stage 1 Mesothelioma and it is advised, significantly, to visit a doctor as soon as possible. In stage 2 Mesothelioma, the disease has not spread far from where it was diagnosed in the lining of the affected areas (lungs, […]

In stage 1, Mesothelioma is not considered as life-threatening as some people think it is. The disease has not passed or spread beyond the lining that covers the lungs, abdomen or heart. There are some cases where the doctors have removed the affected parts by means of surgery and extended life expectancy of patients. If […]

Can Mesothelioma be cured? One of the rare diseases to exist in the modern world is Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is often considered as a seriously aggressive form of cancer whose development can start from the lining of either lungs, abdomen or heart. The cause of Mesothelioma is often known as asbestos. Mesothelioma, as mentioned earlier, develops […]